Headband

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
3885
Item name
Headband 
Category
Bodywear
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea > Morobe Province > Finschhafen District > Finschhafen
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1949 
Acquisition method
Donated by Reverend M. Lohe 
Raw material
Plant fibre; shell (Conus litteratus or Conus eburneus), dye
Dimensions
H: 80 mm W: 300 mm L: D: Circum:

Description

Woven headband made from red-dyed plant fibre and shells.

Research notes

From the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibition 'In the Red; on the vibrancy of things' June 2012 - January 2013.

Made to be worn with arm ornament 3910.

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