Unknown Artist

Wig,

Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Lake Kopiago, Southern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Duna people
Year
mid 20th century
collected 1969
Media
Ceremonial object
Medium
human hair, dried flowers, red seed pods, white feather, gold-lipped oyster shell (Pinctada maxima), marsupial skin, plant fibre string
Dimensions
22.0 x 38.0 x 20.0 cm :
0 - Whole; 22 cm
0 - Whole; 38 cm
0 - Whole; 20 cm
Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977
Accession number
805.1979.24
Copyright
© Duna people, under the endorsement of the Pacific Islands Museums Association's (PIMA) Code of Ethics