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Turtle shell and bead belt (kin) / Marino femal family member.
Polowat, Chuuk, FM : n.p. ;, n.d.
beads : col. ; 114 cm.
Located in Pacific glass case #1
Women throughout the Central and Western Caroline Islands made and wore belts of various materials and designs for dances and other ceremonial occassions. This turtle shell and bead belt (kin) made in the early twentieth century by a Polowatese woman was worn when performing dances.
Turtle shell beads--Polowat, Chuuk, Micronesia.
Kin --Chuukese bead belt.
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