Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Box of Cowrie Shells

Date:
19th century
Geography:
Ghana, Guinea Coast
Culture:
Ghanaian
Medium:
Cowrie shell, glass, cardboard
Dimensions:
Diam. 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm)
Classification:
Shell-Implements
Credit Line:
Gift of Alfred L. Scheinberg in memory of Bernard Scheinberg, 1987
Accession Number:
1987.328.2
Not on view
H.F.P., from 1864; Alfred L. Scheinberg, New York, until 1987

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