|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
German New Guinea
|Credit Line:||Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.), 1924|
|Other Number:||162 - Other Number|
Apron as 29-50-15 with ring of shell on tip of projection. It is in position for wearing on belt which consists of numerous lengths of cord knotted to cane support of top of large shell, from which support hangs tassel of cords. BELT AND APRON, MAN'S The apron is the skin of a flying fox (Pteropus). The "button", worn behind, is the top of a shell (Conus). See the figure of the suspension hook which is provided with a costume of this type. N.E. New Guinea, Sepik R., Timbunke. 29-50-17.
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