This is a wonderful Vintage Red and Blue Natural Dyed Bush Twine, Nassa and Cowrie Shell Belt from the Abelam People, Sepik River, Papua New Guinea. This belt is worn only by men of status in a village.The belt consists of woven twine with small Nassa Shells and Cowries Shells sewn onto the fiber belt with red and blue natural plant dyes. Shells were currency in Papua New Guinea. This belt was significant and important to the man who created it and wore it. This belt would be a fabulous addition to your collection or home.
COMES ON STAND
Shows age, some shells missing and loose, discoloration, but overall in good condition.
Belt on Stand
8.5 Inches Tall
7 Inches Tall Shell Panels
4 Inches Tall With out Panels
2 Inches Long
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