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Breast Ornament

Object Number:29-50-46
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Guinea
German New Guinea
Sepik River
Tschepandei
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Cloth
Cane (plant)
Shell
Length: 57 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.), 1924
Other Number:288 - Other Number

Description

Man's breast ornament. cf. 29-50-45: this is smaller, simpler. Carries two nose ornaments in cane loop. Cowries and nassa on neckband (not straps).

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