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Kapkap

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Artist Unknown (Solomon Islands)

Date

19th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G256
Kapkap, Artist Unknown (Solomon Islands)
Kapkap: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Textiles, Costume Accessory (Do Not Use) | Clam shell, tortoise shell, cord, shell beads
Size: 3/8 x 6 in. (0.95 x 15.24 cm) (without cord)
Creation Place: Oceania, Melanesia, Solomon Islands
Culture: Oceania, Melanesia, Solomon Islands
Style: 19th century
Physical Description: Round, smooth white shell with openwork tortoise shell attached to center of shell with a beaded cord (2 beads on front with string of beads on back)
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Walter R. Bollinger Fund
Accession Number: 99.4
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009