Necklace Simbi

    Ethnicity: Papuans.
    Place of origin: Papua New Guinea.
    Geographical location of the place of origin: Maclay Coast.
    Material: plant fiber, shells, dog fangs, beads, fruit.
    Technique: stringing.
    Dimensions: fangs — 5 cm.
    Date: second decade of the XXI century (approx. 2014-2015).
    Collector: private, Nickolay Nikolaevich Miklouho-Maclay.
    Time of use: 2017.
    Usage: part (accessory) of a man’s festive costume; Gorendu village symbol.
    Condition: satisfactory.
    The Kunstkamera collections analogue: Number МАЭ № 2085-40 (Papuan man with typical decorations – a drawing by Miklouho-Maclay).
    Keywords: peoples of Australia and Oceania, Papuans, Maclay Coast