Harold and Mary Cohen : The Papua New Guinea Slide Collection
Object ID:
6.01.0259.HMC
Place:
Papua New Guinea
Description:
Two differently attired performers look towards other tribes. The man on the left wears a more imperious headdress. Very tall tail feathers of the black sickle—billed bird of paradise are interspersed with tan dried river grasses and red and black small feathers. His arm bands are made up of various colorful leaves. His skirt's is made up of dried and dyed river grasses. The man on the right's headdress is shorter and with fewer and less—sensational feathers. His arm bands hold fluffs from a bird of paradise. His skirt is constructed from palm leaves.
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