Papua New Guinea, Collingwood Bay, Neckrest flag

Papua New Guinea, Collingwood Bay, Neckrest
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Object description :

"Papua New Guinea, Collingwood Bay, Neckrest"
These neck rests are made by men for women, who rest their necks on them at night to keep their hair off the ground before and during a sing sing, when the hair is elaborately combed and decorated with feathers and other ornaments. The construction of this hairstyle can take several days and the sing signs themselves last for several nights.
Price : 1500 €
Period:20th Century
Style:Tribal Art
Condition : Etat d'usage

Material : Wood
Width : 13 cm
Height : 14 cm
Depth : 3 cm

Reference : 584078
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Galerie Lemaire
Oceania Indonesia Africa
Papua New Guinea, Collingwood Bay, Neckrest
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