Unknown Artist

Headdress,

Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Western Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Hewa people
Year
collected 1967
Media
Textile
Medium
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
Accession number
784.1979.2