Choker

2000.01.0069B

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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Choker   (2000.01.0069B)
Classification/
Nomenclature
  1. Personal Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Adornment
  4. :
  5. Body Adornments
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date 1962
Culture Micronesian
Location On Exhibitin the Southeast Asia and Oceania exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 80.2 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 0.5 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 0.2 cm
Weight 7 g
Measuring Remarks Length taken untied.
Materials Glass, Plant, Pigment--Dye
Manufacturing Processes Beaded, Cutting, Plaiting, Dyeing
Munsell Color Information Vivid Red (7.5R 4/16) - Red beads. Very Deep Red (7.5R 2/8) - Grass fringe. Strong Yellow (2.5Y 7/10) - Yellow beads.

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda

2 --LOA Quantity Field

Bibliography

Alkire, William H. Lamotrek Atoll and Inter-island Socioeconomic Ties. Illinois Studies in Anthropology, No. 5. University of Illinois Press: Urbana, 1965. Kramer, Augustin. Ergebnisse der Sudsee Expedition 1908-1910. (ed.) G. Thilenius. Hamburg: Friederichsen, De Gruyter & Co., 1937.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication William H. Alkire Collection, Transfer from Department of Anthropology, UIUC
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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