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Breast Ornament

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Object Number:
29-50-36
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
New Guinea
German New Guinea
Sepik River
Yentshemangua
Section:
Oceanian
Materials:
Cloth
Shell
Tusk
Description:
Man's breast ornament. Face as 29-50-34. Nassa shells on forehead, etc.; cowries as eyes. Triple nose ornament; one element consists of single split boar's tusk. Straps. Feathers.
Height:
32cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.)
Other Number:
249   -   Other Number

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