Papua New Guinea ornament Mount Hagen Highlands (Bilas)
Papua New Guinea ornament Mount Hagen Highlands ("Bilas"). Ornament fashioned from natural fibers and shells. Possibly item worn on chest. Also traditionally may have been used as "bride-price". This is a lovely item for the collector of true PNG art/ culture. This item completely free of snail and/ or raw bark. International buyers please check however, with local Agricultural border regulations. Send to North Americas, EU and UK. Age of the item would be an estimate only; to the eye and IMHO this artifact has no traces of hessian, cotton or anything from Westernized contact. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\Pacific Islands & Oceania".
The seller is "pupeski" and is located in this country: AU. This item can be shipped worldwide.