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Title

Headdress

collected 1967


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