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Title

Headdress


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Place where the work was made

Western Highlands Province Papua New Guinea


Cultural origin

Hewa people


Date

collected 1967


Media category

Textile


Materials used

2-ply plant fibre string looped to form 'bilum' hat, tree bark, machine-wove cotton fabric (gauze), remains of red bird feathers, white bird feathers, pale grey plant seeds


Dimensions

38.0 cm height from tip of feather to base; 14.0 cm diameter (approx.)


Credit

Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977


Location

Not on display


Accession number

784.1979.2



Place

Where the work was made
Western Highlands Province