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Dance Costume Headpiece

Object Number:29-50-661A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Guinea
Yentshemangua
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Peel
Height: 72.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.), 1924
Other Number:598 - Other Number

Description

Basketwork. In front, representation of features of human face; long curved nose; ring marking outline of face. On top, wood and basketry figure of a bird (29-50-661B). At the sides, openings for the dancer's arms.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Fourteen Eyes in a Museum Storeroom (05 Feb 1952 - 31 Mar 1952) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Newton, Douglas, and Kaeppler, Adrienne L., and Gathercole, Peter W. 1979. The Art of the Pacific Islands.. National Gallery of Art. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 320, 22.45View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Guiart, Jean. 1963. The Arts of the South Pacific.. New York. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 195, No. 157View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Davidson, Daniel S. 1947. "The Oceanic Collections of the University Museum". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 12. no. 3-4. pg. 1-109 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 75 (Fig. 14)View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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