Old Man's Beard Ornament (Pavahina)
Arts of the Pacific Islands
A. Augustus Healy Fund
Ornament of an old man's beard; the hair is yellowed and grouped in about 50 strands, the tops of which are wrapped with coconut fiber and black human hair
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Marquesan. Old Man's Beard Ornament (Pavahina), before 1938. Hair, sennit, 4 3/4 x 9 1/4 in. (12 x 23.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, A. Augustus Healy Fund, 42.211.108. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.42.211.108.jpg)
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