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Title

Headdress

mid 20th century
collected 1969

Artists

Unknown Artist

  • Details

    Other Title
    Head feathers
    Place where the work was made
    Marawaka Eastern Highlands Province Papua New Guinea
    Cultural origin
    Baruya people
    Dates
    mid 20th century
    collected 1969
    Media categories
    Weaving , Botanical material , Animal material
    Materials used
    woven split rattan, cassowary feathers (Casuarius), Papuan lorikeet feathers (Charmosyna papou), sulphur-crested cockatoo feather (Cacatua galerita), yellow orchid stem fibre (Dendrobium), feather shaft, plant fibre string
    Dimensions
    cockatoo feather 49.5 cm length; rattan support 19.5 to 21.0 cm diameter
    Credit
    Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    824.1979.a-b
    Copyright
    © Baruya 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

    Marawaka

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication