Headdress

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
2764
Item name
Headdress 
Category
Bodywear
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Unrecorded  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea > New Ireland Province > Namatanai District
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 29, 1953 
Acquisition method
Donated by Mrs Moffatt  
Raw material
wood; shell operculum (Turbo sp.); plant fibre; paint; rattan; cotton; lime
Dimensions
H: 440 mm W: L: D: 550 mm Circum:

Description

Research notes

Tatanua mask, mid-20th century.

From the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibition 'Musical Landscapes of Lihir' March - August 2013, curated by Dr Kirsty Gillespie and the Lihir Cultural Heritage Association with Dr Diana Young.

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