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Breast Ornament

Object Number:29-50-41
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Guinea
German New Guinea
Sepik River
Kanduonum
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Cloth
Shell
Feather
Height: 36 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.), 1924
Other Number:360 - Other Number

Description

Man's breast ornament. Face as 29-50-38 but ears triangular like remaining 5 flaps. Covered with nassa shells; cowries for eyes. Cowries on straps. Pendent bunches of feathers and fibers.

Bibliography:

[Book] Wardwell, Allen. 1971. The Art of the Sepik River.. The Art Institute of Chicago. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 47 (No. 89)View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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