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Breast Ornament

Object Number:29-50-36
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Guinea
German New Guinea
Sepik River
Yentshemangua
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Cloth
Shell
Tusk
Height: 32 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.), 1924
Other Number:249 - Other Number

Description

Man's breast ornament. Face as 29-50-34. Nassa shells on forehead, etc.; cowries as eyes. Triple nose ornament; one element consists of single split boar's tusk. Straps. Feathers.

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