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Title

Necklace (forehead ornament?)

collected 1972


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Place where the work was made

Western Highlands Province Papua New Guinea


Date

collected 1972


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

string, boar's tusks, cloth, cowrie shells


Dimensions

19.5 across, 12.0 d


Credit

Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977


Location

Not on display


Accession number

722.1979



Place

Where the work was made
Western Highlands Province