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Armor Belt

Object Number:P2163
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Gilbert Islands
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Plant Fiber
Length: 75.5 cm
Width: 13.2 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman; Subscription of Herbert L. Clark in memory of Edward W. Clark, 1911
Other Number:8538 - Dealer's Number

Description

Long rectangle of woven coconut fiber, brown with 30 dark brown chain-stitch stripes. Sticks incorporated into weaving at both ends. Three short twisted cords at center of one edge, one of which is very light colored and may not belong.

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