FMNH 268876.nosub[1]

  • 268876 iep basket
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    Description: scan of catalog card [FRONT] [MAIN BODY] Field Museum of Natural History - Ethnology | 50-7 | Provenience: Micronesia, Marshall Islands, Majuro | People or Culture: Marshallese | Object: Basket (iep) | Material: Pandanus leaf strips, coconut leaf, cowry shells (Cyperea moneta), European dye. | Description: Circular basket, outer edge rimmed with cowry shells, bottom of basket openwork with center design in natural and magenta dyed coconut leaf. Brown parts of basket are pandanus leaf. | Dimensions: (in cm.) Diameter: 33.7; Height: 68 | Collection: Gift of Mrs. Carmen Bigler, Secretary of Internal Affairs, Govt. of Marshall Isl., 8/11/80. [LEFT MARGIN] A | 268876 | ENT | Field No. | Neg. No. | Acc. 3473
Catalog Number: 268876.nosub[1]
Description: basket
Materials: coconut palm leaf midrib, pandanus leaf, coconut leaf fiber, shell; cowrie, dye
Locality: Marshall Islands, Marshall Islands, Ratak Chain, Majuro Atoll, Micronesia
Accession Number: [3473] C. Bigler (Gift)
Accession Year: 1980
Continent: Pacific
Country: Marshall Islands
Collector/Source: C. Bigler, J. Knight
EMu IRN: 1178261
GUID: 105765c5-7a35-41fd-bb69-ca3af796f583

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