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Title

Aiya (cassowary feather headdress)

mid 20th century
collected 1963

Artists

Unknown Artist

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  • Details

    Other Titles
    Cassowary headdress
    Hat
    Place where the work was made
    Laiagam Enga Province Papua New Guinea
    Cultural origin
    Enga people
    Dates
    mid 20th century
    collected 1963
    Media category
    Mixed media
    Materials used
    cassowary feathers (Casuarius), plant fibre string plaited to form cord, headdress folds inwards by pulling a cord top centre inside hat
    Dimensions
    33.0 x 40.0 x 40.0 cm overall approx.
    Credit
    Gift of Stan Moriarty 1978
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    288.1978
    Copyright
    © Enga people, under the endorsement of the Pacific Islands Museums Association's (PIMA) Code of Ethics

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  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Laiagam

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 2 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 2 publications