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Designer

Unknown

Model

occiput ornament

Year of origin
early 20th
Brand

Description

Basketwork
painted
good original condition
h 50 / w 55 / d 2 cm

Sturdy ring with red curling, disc-shaped dancing jewelery made of Lygodium stripes, partly perforated and dyed with lime and red and yellow ochre. Very good condition. The jewelry was for example worn by "great men" (nimmandu) to the Kagu dance in the cult house and fixed with string and rods to the rear. From the early 20th century.