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Breast Ornament

Object Number:29-50-51
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Guinea
German New Guinea
Sepik River
Materials:Plant Fiber
Boar Tusk
Length: 84 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.), 1924
Other Number:453 - Other Number
824 - Other Number


Man's breast ornament. Of netting. Band (with suspenders) carrying two split boar's tusks as pendant. Back of card reads: "Breast Ornament: Of netting, with split boar's tusks; worn around neck and upper part of torso. Northeastern New Guinea, Sepik River [4] Vogumash."

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