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Feathers

Museum number:
11-38721
Permalink:
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Accession number:
Acc.2219
Object count:
1
Description:
Head ornament; looped headband of tree inner bark; cassowary feathers, punting and wesek painted with mut; red lori feathers; worn over forehead, fastened with pig leg bone (HIN) on headnet
Donor:
Klaus Koch and University Appropriation
Collection place:
Pasikni Village, Central Jalemo, West Papua Province
Culture or time period:
Yali people
Materials:
Bone (material)
Taxon:
Casuarius
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
1967
Department:
Cat. 11 - Oceania (incl. Australia)