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Hunger Belt, before 1899

  • Papua Gulf, Oceanian

Bark

  • Overall: 4 3/4 × 9 7/8 × 8 3/4 inches (12.1 × 25.1 × 22.2 cm)

Gift of Frederick Stearns

99.5B117

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Geometric motifs
  • Papuan gulf
  • Bark
  • Shells (animal material)
  • Belt (costume accessory)
  • Papua, gulf of

Frederick Stearns [1831-1907]

1890-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Papua Gulf, Oceanian, Hunger Belt, before 1899, bark. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Frederick Stearns, 99.5B117.