An image of Dɨza (man's headband)

Unknown Artist

Dɨza (man's headband)

Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Marawaka, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Baruya people
Year
mid 20th century
collected 1969
Media
Mixed media
Medium
pandanus fibre, plaited yellow orchid stem fibre (Dendrobium) and black plant fibre, plant fibre string
Dimensions
plaited band 36.5 cm length; overall 123.0 cm length; 5.1 cm width :
0 - Whole, 36.5 cm (14 3/8"), length of plaited band
0 - Whole, 5.1 cm (2"), width of plaited band
0 - Whole, 0.4 cm (3/16"), depth of plaited band
0 - Whole, 123 cm (48 7/16"), overall length of headband, including string cord
Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977
Accession number
651.1979
Copyright
© Baruya people, under the endorsement of the Pacific Islands Museums Association's (PIMA) Code of Ethics