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Item No: lumi_bride_price_1106
   
Description: "WAFU" - LUMI BRIDE PRICE
   
  A finely fiber woven "Wafu", nassa shell currency from the Lumi people of West Sepik Province.
  Primarily used as a form of bride price transactions, pieces such as this were also worn on the
  back and chest as a personal adornment. Large versions are also known to have been used
  as burial cloths or in healing ceremonies. 
   
   
Dimensions: 39" x 9"
   
Location: Lumi, Papua New Guinea, Sepik River Region
   
  Price On Application