A New Guinea Tall Conical Headdress Decorated With Cowrie Shells And A Crown Of White Feathers


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A New Guinea tall conical headdress, decorated with lines of cream coloured Cowrie Shells, and, above the headdress, a tall crown of white Feathers. At the top of the conical headdress is a band of beige Wood beads and seven bands of braided cord. At the base of the headdress is a braided white rope-work strap decorated with cream coloured Cowrie Shells. The base of the headdress is 7.4 inches in inner diameter, and the headdress is 25.4 inches in height.

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