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Title

Wig

mid 20th century
collected 1969


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Cultural origin

Duna people


Dates

mid 20th century
collected 1969


Media category

Ceremonial object


Materials used

human hair, dried flowers, red seed pods, white feather, gold-lipped oyster shell (Pinctada maxima), marsupial skin, plant fibre string


Dimensions

22.0 x 38.0 x 20.0 cm :

0 - Whole; 22 cm

0 - Whole; 38 cm

0 - Whole; 20 cm


Credit

Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977


Location

Not on display


Accession number

805.1979.24



Place

Where the work was made
Lake Kopiago

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Natalie Wilson (Editor), Plumes and pearlshells: art of the New Guinea highlands, Sydney, 2014, 163. cat.no. 79; titled 'Duna man's apparel (selected items)' Note: this item not reproduced