From: New Guinea | German New Guinea | Sepik River | Tambunum
Curatorial Section: Oceanian
|Current Location||Collections Storage|
|Provenience||New Guinea | German New Guinea | Sepik River | Tambunum|
|Materials||Cloth | Feather|
Man's breast ornament. Plaited fabric consisting of 2 straps for suspension uniting in triangular piece below with suggestion of eyes and nose. From loop which suggests latter [i.e.nose], hang bunches of feathers.
Back of card reads: "Man's Collar: Of netting with shell [cowry] and feather decoration. The triangular pendant part of the netting foundation is a conventionalized human face. Northeastern New Guinea, Sepik River  Kambringi."
|Credit Line||Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.), 1924|
|Other Number||260 - Other Number|
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