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Collection

An image of Headband by
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Pikosa, Upper Asaro, Daulo District, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Headband
Place of origin
PikosaUpper AsaroDaulo DistrictEastern Highlands ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Dano people
Year
mid 20th century
collected 1969
Media categories
Botanical material, Animal material
Materials used
plant fibre, green and blue parrot wing feathers, plant fibre string
Dimensions

decoration 29.0 cm length; feathers 11.0 cm length; overall 74.0 cm lenth:

0 - Whole; 74 cm (29 1/8"); length overall

0 - Whole; 29 cm (11 7/16"); length of feather decoration

Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977
Accession number
825.1979.2
Copyright
© Dano 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, 104 (colour illus.), 161. cat.no. 48

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