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Hair ornament, Manyan
Hair ornament, Manyan
Date:
19th–early 20th century
Location:
de Young
Gallery 30
Century:
Media:
Wood, Pearl Oyster Shell, And Pigment
Dimensions:
41 x 3 x 5 cm (16 1/8 x 1 3/16 x 1 15/16 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Oceania
Culture/People:
Biwat People
Provenance:

Jolika Collection of New Guinea Art

Accession Number:
2007.44.10
Acquisition Date:
2007-10-11
Credit Line:

Gift of Marcia and John Friede in honor of Diane B. Wilsey and Harry S. Parker III

Carved from one piece of wood with shell inlay for eyes.

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