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Head Ornament Case

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Object Number:29-50-66C
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Guinea
German New Guinea
Sepik River
Tambunum
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Feather
Cane (plant)
Length: 25 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.), 1924
Other Number:277 - Other Number

Description

Two wooden pins to which are lashed narrow notched strippings of white quills above a bunch of small red and brown feathers. They were contained in a cane internode, presumably so kept by original owner. Man's.

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