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Female suspension hook
Female suspension hook
Date:
C-14 dating: 1410–1500 (93.6% probability)
Location:
de Young
Gallery 30
Century:
Media:
Wood, Cowrie Shell, Plaitwork, Pigment
Dimensions:
91 x 25 x 15 cm (35 13/16 x 9 13/16 x 5 7/8 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Oceania
Culture/People:
Sawos People
Provenance:

Jolika Collection of New Guinea Art

Accession Number:
2006.73.2
Acquisition Date:
2006-10-12
Credit Line:

Gift of Marcia and John Friede

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