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

Registration number
7586
Item name
Headdress 
Category
Bodywear
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
Orokalo language group 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea > Gulf Province
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1950 
Acquisition method
by Mr Crichton 
Dimensions
H: W: L: D: Circum:

Description

Conical 'Eharo' mask, painted barkcloth stitched over rattan and wood frame structure. Height 67cm, diameter at base 20cm.

Research notes

October 1996 - Roger Neich, Auckland Museum, identified this headdress as coming from Gulf Province, Orokalo language group.

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