Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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fur wig ornament
  • unknown Ipili-Payala maker
  • fur wig ornament, late 1800s–1967
  • Where object was made: Lagaip, Papua New Guinea
  • spotted cuscus fur
  • Object Length/Width: 54 x 12.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 21 1/4 x 4 7/8 in
  • Museum purchase: KUEA Funds
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3969

This is a narrow strip of light colored fur with brown spots.