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Paiwan peoples
Taiwan
Early 20th century
Cotton, glass beads, teeth, claws, hair, feathers, shell, fiber, yarn, bamboo, metal, brass
H: 47.0 cm, W: 32.0 cm, D: 10.0 cm (H: 18.5 in, W: 12.6 in, D: 3.9 in)
Museum purchase. X65.8159

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With decorations of precious beads and wild animal teeth, this was the property of a person with high status.

Gallery Text, Intersections: World Arts, Local Lives, 2006

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