Accession No

E 1898.30


Description

Bag - Betel nut bag


Place

Oceania; Melanesia; Santa Cruz Islands


Period


Source

Jennings, John J [collector and donor]


Department

Anth


Reference Numbers

E 1898.30; MAA: E 1898.30; Z 5793; E 1898.31 [incorrect number]; AR 1899.741


Cultural Affliation


Material

Plant; Fibre


Local Term


Measurements


Events

Context (CMS Context)
Labels & inscriptions: a small round label with metallic rim attached to the object read: 'Z-5793 / Santa Cruz / P.T.O.' on one side and '98.31 / SANTA CRUZ / 1 BETEL NUT BAG / JENNINGS COLL.' on the other other.
Event Date 1/6/1996
Author: maa


Description (CMS Description)
Small bag, plaited of young cocopalm leaf, for holding green betel nuts.
Event Date 1/6/1996
Author: maa


Description (CMS Description)
Very small bag of woven vegetable fibre. Undecorated. Plaited tie handles.
Event Date 14/4/2015
Author: maa


Context (CMS Context)
The number recorded on the object label '98.31' in incorrect. In MAA's acquisition register, E 1898.31 is a 'sample of stout, flat plait, sinnet'. The correct number for this object is E 1898.30.
Event Date 9/5/2016
Author: Lucie Carreau


FM:104506

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