Oceanic Art - Boar's Tusk Pectoral, Papua New Guinea

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Boar's tusk pectoral
Sepik River, Papua New Guinea
Boar's tusks, fiber, cotton cloth, nassa shells
Early 20th century

8 inches wide by 4 inches high (20 by 10 cm)

Two large boar's tusks are lashed together with old cotton cloth and a strand of nassa shells. Ex Leo and Lillian Fortess collection, Hawaii.


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