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Ceremonial pandanus bark armband decorated overall with pigment in a pukamani patterning and white down

1985.0112.0188

Ceremonial pandanus bark armband decorated overall with pigment in a pukamani patterning and white down

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Ceremonial armband decorated overall with pigment in a pukamani patterning, made from one length of pandanus bark and joined at the base with fibre sewn onto the form, thus creating two extended legs and two square windows cut out on either side of the centre, together with two small bunches of white featherdown attached to the ends of the two extensions with adhesive.

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