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Collection

Laiagam, Enga Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Cassowary feather headdress
Other titles:
Cassowary headdress
Hat
Place of origin
LaiagamEnga ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Enga people
Year
collected 1963
Media category
Mixed media
Materials used
cassowary feathers, plant fibre string plaited to form cord, headdress folds inwards by pulling a cord top centre inside hat
Dimensions

33.0 x 40.0 x 40.0 cm overall approx.

Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1978
Accession number
288.1978
Copyright
© Enga people, under the endorsement of PIMA's 'Code of Ethics'
Location
Not on display