Old Man's Beard Ornament (Pavahina)
Arts of the Pacific Islands
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A. Augustus Healy Fund
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Marquesan. Old Man's Beard Ornament (Pavahina), before 1938. Hair, sennit, 5 1/8 x 7 7/8 in. (13 x 20 cm). Brooklyn Museum, A. Augustus Healy Fund, 42.211.106. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.42.211.106.jpg)
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Ornament of old man's beard; hair is yellowed and grouped in about 75 strands, the tops of which are wrapped with coconut fiber and colored string
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