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a dani tribe shell necklace west papua

a dani tribe shell necklace west papua


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Oceanic: Artifacts: Pre 1950: Item # 1390851
galerie Cecile Kerner
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This is a typical necklace of the Dani Tribes of West Papua. The large shell fragments have been masterfully shaped from large bauler shells, cowery shells, and bark twine. Dani Tribe, West Papua Although the Irian Jaya or West Papua region of Indonesia is home to around 312 different tribes, the Dani are probably the most well-known thanks to the small numbers of foreigners that visit their Baliem Valley home.