- Museum number
Man's head ornament formed of a fibre cord band faced with cut nassa shells below which projects a row of dogs teeth.
- Production date
- 19thC (before 1892)
- Curator's comments
Comment on registration slip: 'No. 9 Front ornament with dogs teeth for men. Frederick William harbour'
Necklace, same as +5866. Object label 1892 from Astrolabe Bay. Does not have a criss-cross of dog's teeth as does +5866.
EEMINGIN 'For the face' in NEKGINI Language. In Nekgini but not from their place, so not the 'name' of the object.
Both men and women make them.
Porer Nombo and Pinabin Sisau, Reite Village, Madang, Papua New Guinea, Melanesia Project 6 August 2009. Tape 64
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Oc1892C2.5864 (old CDMS no.)