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Collection

An image of Dɨza (man's headband) by
Alternate image of Dɨza (man's headband) by

Marawaka, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Dɨza (man's headband)
Place of origin
MarawakaEastern Highlands ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Baruya people
Year
mid 20th century
collected 1969
Media category
Mixed media
Materials used
pandanus fibre, plaited yellow orchid stem fibre (Dendrobium) and black plant fibre, plant fibre string
Dimensions

plaited band 36.5 cm length; overall 123.0 cm length; 5.1 cm width:

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
Copyright
© Baruya people, under the endorsement of the Pacific Islands Museums Association's (PIMA) Code of Ethics
Location
Temporary exhibitions gallery
Bibliography (1)

Natalie Wilson (Editor), Plumes and pearlshells: art of the New Guinea highlands, Sydney, 2014, 106 (colour illus.), 161. cat.no. 50

Exhibition history (1)

Plumes and pearlshells: art of the New Guinea highlands, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 30 May 2014–10 Aug 2014