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ornament for a drum or man's nape
  • unknown Ipili-Payala maker
  • ornament for a drum or man's nape, late 1800s–1967
  • Where object was made: Lagaip, Papua New Guinea
  • alepawi seeds, string
  • Object Length/Width: 28.5 x 8 cm
    Object Length/Width: 11 1/4 x 3 1/8 in
  • Museum purchase: KUEA Funds
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3955

This is a cluster of brown oval seed pods on a string.