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Man's bag made of string.
- Found/Acquired: Ope River
- (Oceania,Melanesia,New Guinea,Papua New Guinea,Oro,Ope River)
British Museum registration slip, 1895:
New Guinea. British.
Network bag made of finely netted string, it has a netted handle of the same string. On one side it is ornamented just under the top rim by a line of oblongs painted on the string, these being on a higher level than the rest. Lower down on the same side are painted or dyed transverse bands of red & blue, all interrupted by a vertical blank space in the centre.
Ope River. N.E. Coast
Purchased [with the] Christy Fund 24th August 1895. [Whitten]
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
- Oc1895C3.229 (old CDMS no.)
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Object reference number: EOC8664
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