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Ancient Quartz Rock Crystal African Bead Strand prodigious Pinky Mali Peach Tone

Ancient Quartz Rock Crystal African Bead Strand prodigious Pinky Mali Peach Tone

Papua New Guinea ~ East Sepik province | A dramatic boar’s tusk pectoral from the Kapriman people | Rows of pigs and dogs teeth are attached to a central braided vegetable fiber cord that has been decorated with cowrie shells | Early 20th century ~ collected in 1934/36 from Kambaramba village.

A dramatic boar’s tusk pectoral from the Kapriman people. Rows of pig's and dog's teeth are attached to a central braided vegetable fiber cord that has been decorated with cowrie shells, early Papua New Guinea.