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Artist
Nias peoples
Title
Crown
Date
Early to mid 19th century
Medium
Gold sheet
Dimensions
8 3/4 × 8 3/4 × 8 1/2 in. (22.2 × 22.2 × 21.6 cm)
Credit Line

Gift of Alfred C. Glassell, Jr.

Current Location
The Caroline Wiess Law Building
206M ARNOLD GALLERY
Accession Number
2004.2380
Classification
Jewelry & Adornment
Provenance

[Frank Wiggers, Insulinde Indonesian Arts, Forest Knolls, CA, by 1992][1]; purchased by Alfred C. Glassell, Jr. (1913-2008), Houston, 1992-2004; given to MFAH, 2004. [1]Glassell Inventory, described on 4/23/92.