Harold and Mary Cohen : The Papua New Guinea Slide Collection
Object ID:
6.01.0671.HMC
Place:
Sepik River, Papua New Guinea
Description:
The village children wait for their elders to perform for the few visitors. The skirts are made from river grasses that are dyed with seeds from the pandanus palm tree. Their arms are decorated with nearby plants and leaves. Their headdresses are decorated with white feathers from indigenous birds.



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