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Collection

Marawaka, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Man's headband
Place of origin
MarawakaEastern Highlands ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Dunkwi Anga (Kukukuku) people
Year
collected 1969
Media category
Mixed media
Materials used
yellow orchid stem, plant fibre, plant fibre string
Dimensions

123.0 x 5.1 x 0.4 cm including cord:

0 - Whole; 36.5 cm (14 3/8"); length of plaited band

0 - Whole; 5.1 cm (2"); width of plaited band

0 - Whole; 0.4 cm (3/16"); depth of plaited band

0 - Whole; 123 cm (48 7/16"); overall length of headband, including string cord

Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977
Accession number
651.1979
Location
Not on display