Forehead Band


From: New Guinea | Northern New Guinea (uncertain)

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number 2003-33-93
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience New Guinea | Northern New Guinea (uncertain)
Section Oceanian
Materials Plant Fiber | Nassa Shell

Four rows of nassa shells sewn on to band of brown plaited fiber. See Welsch, p. 130, Fig. 2.59, Sissano Lagoon.

Length 14.9 cm
Width 7.8 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number 1993.X.241 - Other Number | CIVIC1993.X.241 - Other Number

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