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Title

Ceremonial wig

mid 20th century
collected 1963


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Other Titles

Ceremonial hat

Judge's wig

Peng koklnga


Place where the work was made

Western Highlands Province Papua New Guinea


Cultural origin

Melpa people


Dates

mid 20th century
collected 1963


Materials used

bark on cane frame, human hair, tree rosin, plant fibre, green beetles, yellow, red and blue trade store colours, white natural pigment, copper wire, bird feathers


Dimensions

39.0 x 40.0 x 53.0 cm (approx.) :

0 - Whole; 39 cm; approx.

0 - Whole; 40 cm; approx.

0 - Whole; 53 cm; approx.


Credit

Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977


Location

Not on display


Accession number

553.1979



Place

Where the work was made
Western Highlands Province