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Kapkap

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Artist Unknown (Solomon Islands)

Date

20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G256
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Adornment | Shell, tortoise shell, shell beads, string
Size: 5 3/16 x 5 3/16 x 1/4 in. (13.18 x 13.18 x 0.64 cm)
Creation Place: Oceania, Melanesia, Solomon Islands
Culture: Oceania, Melanesia, Solomon Islands
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: Sticker on back, on sticker: [33500]
Physical Description: round white shell with tortoise shell on top; openwork geometric design carved in tortoise shell with star at center; loop of brown and white beads on back
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of funds from the Weiser Family Foundation
Accession Number: 2003.35
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009