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Dance Costume

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Object Number:29-50-649A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Guinea
Yambanum
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Palm Spathe
Wood
Peel
Hair
Height: 69.5 cm
Outside Diameter:52 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.), 1924
Other Number:587 - Other Number

Description

Cone-shaped contrivance of painted palm spathe, fringed with palm leaves. A painted wooden mask (human) is attached. At the top is a wig formed of human hair.

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