Pectoral ornament

    Ethnicity: Papuans.
    Place of origin: Papua New Guinea.
    Geographical location of the place of origin: Gorendu village, Maclay Coast.
    Material: plant fiber, shells, wild boar tusks.
    Technique: weaving.
    Dimensions: length — 27 cm, fang width — 20 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; similar to gubo-gubo, but without large shells over the edges.
    Condition: good.
    The Kunstkamera collections analogue: none.
    Keywords: peoples of Australia and Oceania, Papuans, Maclay Coast