An image of Headdress

Unknown Artist

Headdress

Other titles:
Head feathers
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
Weaving, Botanical material, Animal material
Medium
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
Accession number
824.1979.a-b
Copyright
© Baruya people, under the endorsement of the Pacific Islands Museums Association's (PIMA) Code of Ethics