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Collector:
Dr. Patrick McCoy  Search this
Donor Name:
Dr. Patrick McCoy  Search this
Length - Object:
67 cm
Width - Object:
37 cm
Height - Object:
6 cm
Culture:
Rapa Nui (Easter Islander)  Search this
Object Type:
Blouse
Place:
Easter Island (Rapa Nui), Chile, Polynesia
Accession Date:
23 Aug 2000
Collection Date:
1960's
Notes:
PLANT FIBER ON CLOTH BACKING, 2 STRAPS TO GO AROUND BACK ATTACH W/ CLOTH LOOP AND PLASTIC BUTTON. TOP HAS LOOP FOR NECK. PLANT FIBER ALONG EDGES AND ON HEAD LOOP PLAITED, REST OF FRONT 6 ROWS OF PARTIALLY OVERLAPPING BENT FIBER BANDS. CLUSTERS OF SPECKLED AND WHITE UNIVALVE AND BROWN COWRIE SHELLS DECORATE FRONT. SHELLS PERFORATED AND STRUNG ON CORD. CLOTH BACKING IS SINGLE PIECE OF MATERIAL W/ MACHINE STITCHING. IN STYLE OF HALTER TOP OR BIKINI BATHING SUIT TOP. SEE CATALOG #S 428784, 428786 - 428787 FOR OTHER PIECES OF COSTUME.
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Record Last Modified:
2 Dec 2014
Specimen Count:
1
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
2010266
USNM Number:
E428785-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3636caff4-f571-4989-9799-3c357df60ea4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8503089