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Breast Ornament

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Object Number:
29-50-35
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
New Guinea
German New Guinea
Sepik River
Timbunke
Section:
Oceanian
Materials:
Cloth
Shell
Tusk
Description:
Man's breast ornament. Face as 29-50-34. Covered with nassa shells; cowries for eyes. Nose ornament as 29-50-30. Two pairs of split boar's tusks fastened behind. Feathers. Straps.
Height:
40cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.)
Other Number:
365   -   Other Number

Bibliography:

[Book] Wingert, Paul S. 1953. Art of the South Pacific Islands. : Page/Fig./Plate: Fig. 37
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