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Conus shell necklace Sepik River

Item No: adornment_headdress_0100
Description: Bridal Headdress. This is a fine latmul headdress, a most treasured
  heirloom of a Sepik woman's wedding. Small shells are attached to woven
  bush twine. This headdress displays various larger shells and fine circular
  pieces of turtle carapace attached to both sides.
Dimensions: 9" x 9"
Location: Papua New Guinea, Sepik River Region
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