Arts of the Pacific Islands
Bamboo, leaves, vegetal-fiber paste, tusks, pigment
early 20th century
20 3/4 x 19 1/2 x 21 in. (52.7 x 49.5 x 53.3 cm) (show scale)
"D.39.3 185" written in white on side of base, supposedly a depot number
Frank L. Babbott Fund
Headdress molded in clay over a fiber ground. Four horn-like projections, each of clay modeled on a stick and fiber support. Headdress is painted blue and red. Boar's tusks, a pair on each side, ornament each face.
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Tomman Islander. Headdress, early 20th century. Bamboo, leaves, vegetal-fiber paste, tusks, pigment, 20 3/4 x 19 1/2 x 21 in. (52.7 x 49.5 x 53.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Frank L. Babbott Fund, 62.18.4. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 62.18.4_threequarter_PS11.jpg)
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