Hair ornament

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
7798
Item name
Hair ornament 
Category
Bodywear
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Unrecorded  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea > Sandaun (West Sepik) Province > Telefomin District > Telefomin
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1950 
Acquisition method
Donated by Mr Cox 
Raw material
Feather, cassowary, Pesquet's parrot, sulphur-crested cockatoo; rope; plant fibre string; cloth
Dimensions
H: 200 mm W: 640 mm L: D: 40 mm Circum:

Description

Research notes

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

In the Red exhibition label: Man's feather head dress worn for dancing.

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