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Collection

Mendi, Southern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Hat
Place of origin
MendiSouthern Highlands ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Mendi people
Year
collected 1963
Media categories
Ceremonial object, Botanical material
Materials used
bamboo, natural fibres, aluminium '7UP' drink can, clay, red and blue pigments
Dimensions

77.0 x 48.0 x 45.0 cm:

0 - Whole; 48 cm (18 7/8"); Width

0 - Whole; 65 cm (25 9/16"); Length from top to bottom of cane framework

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

0 - Whole; 77 cm (30 5/16"); Overall length from top to bottom of fringe

Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977
Accession number
613.1979
Copyright
© Mendi people, under the endorsement of PIMA's 'Code of Ethics'
Location
Not on display