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Dance Costume Headpiece

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Object Number:29-50-664
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Guinea
Palimbei
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Palm Spathe
Rattan
Feather
Height: 26.5 cm
Length: 105.5 cm
Width: 35 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.), 1924
Other Number:588 - Other Number

Description

Of painted palm spathe representing the head and trunk of a pig with a "mane" of cassowary feathers and a tail tipped with the same -- on a rattan framework.

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