Harold and Mary Cohen : The Papua New Guinea Slide Collection
Object ID:
6.01.0024.HMC
Place:
Papua New Guinea
Description:
A child struts among the men of his dancing tribe. His face is painted bright red. His headdress has tall white feathers, an iridescent green one in the center of his forehead, and black, red and orange feathers that move as he dances. He wears crimped white leaves hanging down the backs of his arms. The men adorn themselves in the same way. Also, they carry huge painted dancing shields/back staffs. Several carry arrows on their backs.
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