This is an Natural Bush Twine and Shell Armband with Cowrie Shells from the Lumi Tribe. Armbands are worn only by men of status in the village. This Armband consists of woven bush twine and cowries shells.
Shells are currency in Papua New Guinea. This armband is significant and important to the man who created it and wore it. This status arm band would be a wonderful addition to your home or collection.COMES ON A STAND Shows age and Natural Wear 8 1/4 Inches Tall 11 Inches Tall on Stand 6 Inches Wide AT BACARA WE STAND BEHIND ALL OF OUR MERCHANDISE. YOUR SATISFACTION IS OUR MAIN GOAL, AND WE THANK YOU FOR SHOPPING AT BACARA. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\Pacific Islands & Oceania".
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