Headband with shells_final

    Ethnicity: Papuans.
    Place of origin: Papua New Guinea.
    Geographical location of the place of origin: Gorendu village, Maclay Coast.
    Material: plant fiber, shells.
    Technique: weaving.
    Dimensions: width — 2.5 cm, length — 32 cm.
    Date: early XXI century.
    Collector: private, Nickolay Nikolaevich Miklouho-Maclay.
    Time of use: 2017.
    Usage: part (accessory) of a man’s festive costume.
    Condition: shells on one of the threads are not fixed well, need fixing.
    The Kunstkamera collections analogue: none.
    Keywords: peoples of Australia and Oceania, Papuans, Maclay Coast