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Object ID Number 2010.020.011
Artist Unknown
Title Dance Costume
Date No date
Medium Cane, clay, fiber, cassowary feathers, shells
Dimensions (H x W x D) 72" x 27" x 27"
Credit line Formerly in the Collection of Sheldon Jackson College, Sitka, Alaska
Culture Oceania / Papua New Guinea / Iatmul people / Middle Sepik River Region
Collection Survey Collection
Object Name Costume Accessory
Description Dome shaped woven dance costume; face at top with protruding eyes, nose, and earrings; long strands of loose grass attached to bottom. The costume fits over the dancer's head and there are eye holes near the base so the dancer can see out.