Two lengths of vegetable fibre bands with tassels at either end, nassa shells attached using fibre binding; used as decoration and currency.


Thing

Made Of
fibre, shell, nassa shell
Type of Thing
currency, ornament

Place

Found In
Sepik River
Made In
Sepik River

Time

Acquired In
2013
Made
late 19thC- early 20thC

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