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
3891
Item name
Headband 
Category
Bodywear
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Unrecorded  
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
cane, plant fibre string, feathers
Dimensions
H: W: 70 mm L: 280 mm D: Circum:

Description

Headband from Finschhafen with plant fibre wrapped around small pieces of cane and attached with string. Evidence of red feathers can be found between plant fibre.

Research notes

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

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