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Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Belt Ornament or Pendant

Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Australia, Western Australia
Culture:
Western Kimberley (?)
Medium:
Pearl shell, ocher, fiber
Dimensions:
H. 4 1/2 x W. 6 1/2 in. (11.4 x 16.5 cm)
Classification:
Shell-Ornaments
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Purchase, Nelson A. Rockefeller Gift, 1960
Accession Number:
1978.412.748
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 918
[Watson O'Dell Pierce, Archaeological Artifacts & Antiques, New York, until 1960]; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1960–1978

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, no. 210.



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