Armor

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Dublin Core

Title

Armor

Alternative Title

Object ID 1505

Description

Armor made of woven fibers in 2 pieces. The chest piece covers from the waist over shoulders. The back piece extends from the waist to above ones head.

Source

Oberlin College Ethnographic Collection (OCEC)

Date

Unknown

Rights

All images and data in this collection are the property of Oberlin College affiliates. Images may be downloaded for personal use only. All requests to publish or use this material professionally should be directed to Linda Grimm, Emerita Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Oberlin College Oberlin, OH 44074

Format

jpeg

Type

image

Identifier

Main_1505_1649_4579.jpg

Object Item Type Metadata

Culture

Other

Country of origin

Gilbert Islands

Material

String, twine thread
Wood
Metal

Physical Dimensions

Width: Total: 95.81 cm Shoulder braces 14.3 cm
Length: Chest: 54.31cm Straps: 10.5cm
Height: 43.0cm from the top of the shoulders
Circumference: 129.2cm (adjustable) Shoulder brace 7.0 cm

Collector

Church, E.P. (Edward)

Repository

Oberlin College. Dept. of Anthropology

Citation

“Armor,” The Five Colleges of Ohio Digital Exhibitions, accessed March 1, 2024, https://omeka.ohio5.org/items/show/760.