In 1974 Waikato Museum acquired a selection of items, including this armband, from Graham Jackson. Jackson was a New Zealand anthropologist who spent time living with and researching the Kopon and the Kalam people of the Lower Kaironk Valley in Papua New Guinea.
Jackson fieldnotes: Ornamental woven armband; chevron pattern in dark brown (pwrung = name of plant from which it is made). Made by men, worn at anytime by both sexes on upper arm.
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