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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:
Length 5-1/2 in.
Classification:
Shell-Implements
Credit Line:
Gift of Fred and Rita Richman, 1988
Accession Number:
1988.143.125
Not on view
[M.L.J. Lemaire, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, until 1977]; Fred and Rita Richman, New York, 1977–1988

Schoffel, Alain. Arts primitifs de l'Asie du Sud-Est : Assam, Sumatra, Bornéo, Philippines: collection Alain Schoffel. Meudon: Chaffin, 1981.

Capistrano-Baker, Florina H. Art of Island Southeast Asia: The Fred and Rita Richman Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1994, no. 50, pp. 102-103.



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