A woven fiber cuirasses (body armor vest) from the high Central Mountain Range, between Telefomin and the Oksapmin area of Papua New Guinea. Intricately woven from Wild Orchid Stem.
Tightly woven, but light weight, these garments served as protection during battle with neighboring tribes. Body armor such as this was later replaced by hand-held shields. Would be an amazing addition to your home and collection. Comes on Stand 19 Inches Tall 24 Inches Tall on Stand 18 Inches Wide 2 Inches Deep AT BACARA WE STAND BEHIND ALL OF OUR MERCHANDISE.YOUR SATISFACTION IS OUR MAIN GOAL, AND WE THANK YOU FOR SHOPPING AT BACARA. The item "Papua New Guinea Orchid Stem Body Armor Vest" is in sale since Wednesday, December 5, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\Pacific Islands & Oceania". The seller is "bacara-online" and is located in Overland Park, Kansas.
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