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Ornament for sacred flute
Ornament for sacred flute
Date:
19th–early 20th century
Location:
de Young
Gallery 30
Century:
Media:
Clay Paste, Cassowary Feathers, Pig Tusk, Human Hair, Bast Fiber, Cowrie, Nassa, Conus, And Clam Shell
Dimensions:
25.4 cm (10.4 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Oceania
Culture/People:
Kambot (Tin Dama) People
Provenance:

"Walter Randel Collection, New York." (Catalog #125, New Guinea Art: Masterpieces from the Jolika Collection of Marcia and John Friede, 2005, Volume 2, p. 101.)

Accession Number:
2007.44.100
Acquisition Date:
2007-10-11
Credit Line:

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

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