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Feather pin

Museum number:
11-38726
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Accession number:
Acc.2219
Object count:
1
Description:
Feathered skewer; yellow and white bird of paradise chest feathers attached to stick with sharpened base; worn as ornament
Donor:
Klaus Koch and University Appropriation
Collection place:
Central Jalemo, Snow Mountains, West New Guinea
Culture or time period:
Yali people
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
1967
Department:
Cat. 11 - Oceania (incl. Australia)