Skirt Papua New Guinea Jobs Tears Ceremonial Apron

$285.00

Shipping to United States: Free

This is a fabulous Jobs Tears Gna Culture Cache-Sex Under Skirt of a Girls Apron from the Torricelli Mountains, Angugunak area, West Sepik, Papua New Guinea. This Modesty Skirt is made out of coix seeds, known as Job’s Tears that are all strung on handmade twine fiber that wraps around the waist and ties in the back. This skirt has a long woven twin piece that hangs down the back for decoration. This skirt would be like a petticoat that was woven to provide a curtain of modesty for the young girl. Often times village wide ceremonies accompany important life-cycle events and especially when a girls reaches puberty. These types of Cache-Sex garments exist in in several cultures, with a variety of material used depending on their location and culture. Usually, the length of the garment, the amount of shells or beads used would represent the wealth and prestige of its owner. This would be a wonderful item to add to your collection or to your home.

COMES ON STAND
Late-20th Century

Shows age and Natural Wear

7 Inch Tall Skirt
14 Inches Tall on Stand
7 3/4 Wide Skirt
13 Inches Wide at Top

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