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Superb "Aitape" pectoral worn by the most important warriors of the clan during ceremonies and fights. The pig's teeth are cut in a cascade, held in a stylized spearhead-shaped structure.
Plant fibres, pig's teeth, red seeds "Job's tears" and "abrus", shells, ropes, old patina and use marks
Humboldt Bay region, Papua New Guinea, early 20th century
34 x 23 cm

Provenance: Wayne Heathcote Gallery, Parcours des Mondes, 2010
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