University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-50-93B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Guinea
German New Guinea
Sepik River
Height: 48 cm
Length: 0 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.), 1924
Other Number:276 - Other Number


Feather plume consisting of small red, green and black feathers and a bunch of grey-white feathers, trimmed. Part of a composite hair ornament that has been disassembled. Description of complete ornament: concavo-convex oblong of soft wood in which are stuck 3 composite plumes of coloured and white feathers (2 may not belong to this object) and a head like 29-50-92. Pin for sticking ornament in hair is missing (this may be 29-50-82).

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