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Bride Price Aprons

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money Start Price:200.00 USD Estimated At:0.00 - 0.00 USD
Bride Price Aprons
SOLD
240.00USD+ (48.00) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2021 Mar 12 @ 10:31UTC-8 : PST/AKDT
Lot: 4042
Header: Papua (Irian Jaya)
Title: (b)Bride Price Aprons(/b)
Description: Small apron of colored fibers, decorated with 12 boar's tusks, plus a second apron with a multicolored pattern in trade beads and cowry shell dangles (small loss of some beads). Such aprons were part of bride price payments. The first apron is illustrated in Opitz, p. 15, bottom.
Low Estimate: 500
High Estimate: 900
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