University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 2003-33-89
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: New Guinea (uncertain)
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Cassowary Feather
Plant Fiber
Length: 25cm
Width: 15cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number1993.X.296 - Other Number
CIVIC1993.X.296 - Other Number

Description

Two arm bands (?) tied together.Two lengths of twisted plant fiber cord with cassowary feathers, shafts bent over and bound in a row. Strings at ends, to tie around arms (?).


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