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Woman's Ornamental Comb (Hai Kara Jangga)

Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Indonesia, Sumba Island, East Nusa Tenggara
Culture:
Sumba Island
Medium:
Turtle shell
Dimensions:
L. 6 1/4 in. (15.9 cm)
Classification:
Shell-Implements
Credit Line:
Gift of Jean Paul and Monique Barbier-Mueller, 1988
Accession Number:
1988.125.3
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 355
Jean Paul and Monique Barbier-Mueller, Geneva, Switzerland, until 1988

Kjellgren, Eric. How to Read Oceanic Art. How to Read 3. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2014, pp. 123.



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