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Head Ornament

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Object Number:29-50-56
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Guinea
German New Guinea
Sepik River
Materials:Bird Skin
Length: 33 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.), 1924
Other Number:220 - Other Number


Man's head ornament. Of cassowary skin, with long feathers. To the tips of the cassowary feathers are tied small white feathers. The skin is coloured red with ochre.

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