Headdress

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
858
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 01, 1948 
Acquisition method
Foundation Donation from Unrecorded 
Raw material
Wood, shell operculum (Turbo sp.), paint, lime, plant fibre, rattan
Dimensions
H: 400 mm W: 390 mm L: D: 220 mm Circum:

Description

Research notes

Tatanua mask. Catalogue Book 2 records 'Malekula' Vanuatu as place obtained.

The Foundation Donation comprises the items from L. P. Winterbotham's personal collection, which were donated to the University of Queensland in 1948 and form the basis of the Anthropology Museum.

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