Headdress

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
2803
Item name
Headdress 
Category
Bodywear
 
Indigenous name
kipong 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
Sulka 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea > East New Britain Province > Pomio District > Kilalum village
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1953 
Acquisition method
by Roman Catholic Mission Rabaul 
Raw material
Wood; paint; fibre; coconut shell
Dimensions
H: W: L: D: Circum:

Description

Mask with carved wood face section and plant fibre 'hair'.

Research notes

Dancing mask

From the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibition 'Double Up: Pasifika Treasures from the UQ Anthropology Museum' curated by Diana Young with Jane Willcock, 5 February - 9 April 2010.

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