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Dance Costume Headpiece

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Object Number:
29-50-661A
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
New Guinea
Yentshemangua
Section:
Oceanian
Materials:
Peel
Description:
Basketwork. In front, representation of features of human face; long curved nose; ring marking outline of face. On top, wood and basketry figure of a bird (29-50-661B). At the sides, openings for the dancer's arms.
Height:
72.5cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.)
Other Number:
598   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Fourteen Eyes in a Museum Storeroom (05 Feb 1952 - 31 Mar 1952)
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Bibliography:

[Article] Davidson, Daniel S. The Oceanic Collections of the University Museum. The University Museum Bulletin. 12 (3-4) : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 75, Fig. 14
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[Book] Gathercole, Peter W., et al. 1979. The Art of the Pacific Islands. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 320, 22.45
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