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Asmat people Dagger Description: with handle covered with netted string, decorated with seeds including "Job's tears" and cassowary quills and feathers
Place made: West Papua (Irian Jaya), Indonesia
Materials & Technique: arms and armour, Crocodile jaw bone, string, seeds, feathers.
Dimensions: 51.5 h x 9.0 w x 6.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1969
Accession No: NGA 69.37