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Title

Headdress

collected 1967

Artists

Unknown Artist

No image
  • 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
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  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Western Highlands Province