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Headband

Museum number:
11-42722
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21110042722
Alternate number:
63 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.3562
Object count:
1
Description:
Headband, black cassowary feathers, wrapped and twined with cording. 12.5 cm.
Donor:
Caroline Mytinger
Collection place:
Fly River, Danmoree Island, Papua New Guinea
Culture or time period:
New Guinea, Papua Island
Collector:
Caroline Mytinger
Materials:
Feathers
Taxon:
Casuarius
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
July 22, 1980
Department:
Cat. 11 - Oceania (incl. Australia)
Dimensions:
length 12.5 centimeters
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