Lot: 24

Back ornament "kara-ut"

Papua New Guinea, Abelam, Maprik Hills

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Ben Hirsch, Maastricht, The Netherlands L: 13.4 inch & 15.7 inch 400 EUR / 800 EUR

plant fibre, red and yellow ochre, boar tusks, nassa snails, feathers, in addition: Sepik breast ornament with cymbium shell, nassa and cowrie snails, feathers, fabric

Heermann, Ingrid & Ulrich Menter, Schmuck der Südsee, München 1990, p. 79, ill. 26