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Bark Belt

Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Papua New Guinea, Gulf Province, Orokolo Bay
Culture:
Elema people
Medium:
Bark, paint, lime, cowrie shell, fiber
Dimensions:
W. 3 3/8 x Diam. 8 1/2 in. (8.6 x 21.6 cm)
Classification:
Bark-Ornaments
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1547
Not on view
J.F.G. Umlauff, Hamburg, Germany, until 1911 or 1912; The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia, 1911 or 1912–1959; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, on permanent loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1959–1979

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