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Collection

Goroka District, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Headdress
Place of origin
Goroka DistrictEastern Highlands ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Benabena people
Year
collected 1972
Media categories
Ceremonial object, Botanical material, Animal material
Materials used
Job's Tears (Coix lacryma-jobi) seeds, cane, boar's tusks
Dimensions

55.9 cm diameter:

0 - Whole; 55.9 cm

Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1978
Accession number
231.1978
Copyright
© Benabena people, under the endorsement of PIMA's 'Code of Ethics'
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (1)

Tony Tuckson, Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Sydney, 1973, 33 (illus.), 51. cat.no. H66

Exhibition history (1)

Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 Oct 1974 -