20th Century Modesty Tribal Skirt Gnau Culture Papua New Guinea Cache Sexe

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Offered by Callie Morgan Oakes.
20th century tribal modesty skirt cache sexe.
Gnau culture, West Sepik, Papua New Guinea.

The understated elegance of these tribal “petticoats” have a subtle beauty – textural with a quiet movement. Made from coix seeds known as Job's tears and fiber. They are worn under a belt of decorative shells. This example has two layers, woven to provide a double curtain of modesty.

On a custom stand with a brushed nickel painted finish. The listed measurements are with the piece on the stand.

Details

  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
  • Dimensions
    7.5 in. H x 8.5 in. W x 2.25 in. D
    19 cm H x 22 cm W x 6 cm D
  • Seller Location
    BAY AREA, CA
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU177824815603
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Located in BAY AREA, CA

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