Armlet

Malaita Island
mid-20th century
Artist Unidentified, Pacific Islander


Object Place: Malaita Island, Solomon Islands, Melanesia

Dimensions

10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2002.784

Medium or Technique

Dyed straw

On View

Arts of Asia, Oceania, and Africa Gallery (Gallery 177)

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

Provenance

About 1968, presented by a villager on Malaita Island to Solange Skinner, Boston; 2002, year-end gift of Carlton Skinner and Solange Skinner to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 22, 2003)

Credit Line

Gift of Governor Carlton Skinner and Solange Skinner