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Object Number:89-17-75A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Yonggom/Muyu
Provenience: Papua New Guinea
Western Province, Papua New Guinea
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Quill
Fur
Credit Line:Purchased from Stuart A. Kirsch, 1989
Other Number:141 A - Other Number

Description

Pair of cassowary uill earrings (diap nonggop) (diap = cassowary, nonggop = quill.) One (A) with opposum fur. Worn by men and women for everyday and at feasts. Made by Dabuna Amandu, Wambiran clan, Dome village. Purchased from maker 4/23/89. Made for collection.


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