From: New Guinea | German New Guinea | Sepik River | Kaulagu
Curatorial Section: Oceanian
|Current Location||Collections Storage|
|Provenience||New Guinea | German New Guinea | Sepik River | Kaulagu|
|Materials||Cloth | Shell | Tusk|
Man's breast ornament. Face constructed as 29-50-29. Oval with semicircular flaps for ears. Ornament consisting of two pieces of shell simulating split boar's tusks passed through septum of nose. 2 split boar's tusks hang behind face; also bunches of feathers. Necklace portion consists of cowries strung on fibre cord.
|Credit Line||Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.), 1924|
|Other Number||258 - Other Number|
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