Charm

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Registration number
7601
Item name
Charm 
Category
Fishing
Magic/Ritual
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea > Gulf Province > Unknown
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Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1960 
Acquisition method
by Mrs Richards 
Dimensions
H: W: L: D: Circum:

Description

Small woven bag with woven handle. Carved wooden charm with stylized fish pattern half enclosed in the bag.

Main object: 13.5cm length * 3.5cm width.

Research notes

Half enclosed in woven bag. Exhibited in museum display no. 1.

"This is identified as originating from the Orokoloarea , Gulf of Papua. It is not specifically used as a fishing charm. " [catalogue card note]

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