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Collection

Western Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Headdress
Place of origin
Western Highlands ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Hewa people
Year
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
Accession number
784.1979.2
Location
Not on display