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

Description

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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