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Collection

Mount Hagen, Western Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Peng koklnga
Other titles:
Ceremonial hat/wig
Place of origin
Mount HagenWestern Highlands ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Melpa people
Year
collected 1963
Media categories
Ceremonial object, Animal material, Botanical material
Materials used
bark on cane frame, human hair, tree rosin, plant fibre, green beetles, yellow, red and blue trade store colours, white natural pigment
Dimensions

37.0 x 46.0 x 45.0 cm (approx.):

0 - Whole; 37 cm (14 9/16"); approx.

0 - Whole; 46 cm (18 1/8"); approx.

0 - Whole; 45 cm (17 11/16"); approx.

Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977
Accession number
554.1979
Location
Not on display