PAPUA NEW GUINEA (ABELAM) FIGURE - GERMAN COLONIAL HAT. Abelam (Wosera region) male figure wearing a German colonial hat (Prussian), of the style around early 1900s up to the First World War.
These hats are known to have been given to the high-ranking villagers or chiefs, by the Germans, to distinguish them and as sign of appreciation. The hats were also worn by the local indigenous police officers all around the German-occupied regions. Has genitals carved, which is a sign of a good, early piece his dick has been nailed back on from being broken off once. The item "PAPUA NEW GUINEA (ABELAM) FIGURE GERMAN COLONIAL HAT" is in sale since Saturday, December 19, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\Pacific Islands & Oceania".The seller is "olmecman" and is located in Hamersley. This item can be shipped worldwide.