A lovely shell pendant, Sepik, Papua New Guinea
The halfmoon shaped pendant were worn by men on special occasions, dance and other feasts. This piece was collected by the late Marsha Berman, who made a video documentary about the SingSing Tumbuan (Mask dance) in the Mandag province, North East New Guinea.
A pendant, Sepik, Papua New Guinea Shell, red pigment, vegetable fibers Sepik, Papua New Guinea collected ca. 1970 height: 21 cm Collection M. Berman, Netherlands