An image of Headdress

Unknown Artist

Headdress

Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Goroka District, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Benabena people
Year
mid 20th century
collected 1972
Media
Ceremonial object, Botanical material, Animal material
Medium
coix seeds (Coix lacryma-jobi), vine, rattan, 10 pig tusks, looped plant-fibre string, bast fibre
Dimensions
58.5 x 28 x 27 cm :
0 - Whole; 55.9 cm
Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1978
Accession number
231.1978
Copyright
© Benabena people, under the endorsement of PIMA's 'Code of Ethics'