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Object Number:55-17-83
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tiwi
Provenience: Australia
Northern Australia
Melville Island
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Pandanus
Wool
Feather
Outside Diameter:10 cm
Credit Line:National Geographic / University Museum Expedition; Jane C. Goodale, 1955

Description

Miscellaneous bright wool on pandanus with feathers. "Pamagini". Worn on elbows as part of funeral (pukamani) costume. Orange wool sting; white feathers (One of a set: 55-17-83/55-17-88)


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