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Head Ornament

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Object Number:62-19-30
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Gimi
Provenience: New Guinea
Eastern Highlands, New Guinea
Locus: Labogai census district
Hegeturu Community
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Feather
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leonard B. Glick, 1962

Description

Bird of Paradise plume worn as a headdress for men on festive occasions, or used as an item of wealth in bridal and funeral payments.

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