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|Credit Line:||Gift of Walcott Merrow, 1986|
Carved wooden head, with pierced ears and headdress which curves down to back of hollow torso with two pegs (legs?) at bottom. Attached to torso by means of a plaited fiber band and black gum/resin, 26 long black frigate bird feathers, notched for most of their length. Attached to crown of head, a long strip of dirty knotted cloth. Wooden parts decorated with geometric carving, black pigment. Much damage to gum/resin. Worn around the neck, at the back, by a warrior going into battle.
|[Book] Wingert, Paul S., and Linton, Ralph. 1946. Arts of the South Seas.. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 171||View Objects related to this Type Citation|
|[Book] Nevermann, Hans. 1934. Admiralitats-Inseln.. Friederichsen, de Gruyter & Co. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 150, Taf. 7, # 5||View Objects related to this Type Citation|
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