- Museum number
Ornament, for club or spear, formed of strings of opossum hair intertwined with fine cord, with a red feather at the end of each, below which strings hangs.
- Production date
- 19thC (before 1885)
Length: 29 inches (from original registration)
- Curator's comments
- Christy collection registration slip description, written in 1885?:
New Guinea (British)
Tassel formed of strings of opossum hair intertwisted with fine cord; at the end of each a red feather, below which the string alone hangs.
[Added in different handwriting] N.E. Coast
Cat. No. 304. Ornament of opossum hair.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- 5 December 1885
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Oc1885C2.2468-2469 (old CDMS no.)