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Pendant (Marremarre Lagelag or Buni)

Date:
19th century
Geography:
Republic of the Marshall Islands, Arno Atoll
Culture:
Marshallese
Medium:
Tridacna shell
Dimensions:
W. 6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm)
Classification:
Shell-Ornaments
Credit Line:
Gift of American Friends of the Israel Museum, 1983
Accession Number:
1983.545.17
Not on view
Hiltrup Mission Museum, Hiltrup, Germany, by ca. 1938 until ca. 1971; Thomas Schultze-Westrum, Munich, Germany and London, ca. 1971–1981; John A. Friede, New York, 1981–1983; Martin and Faith-dorian Wright, New York, in 1983; Israel Museum, Jerusalem, through American Friends of the Israel Museum, New York, in 1983

Kjellgren, Eric. Oceania: Art of the Pacific Islands in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York and New Haven: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2007, 168, 279-80.



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