Head-dresses representing good spirits which were made for a feast commemorating generational change which is celebrated every 25 years by the Uvol people, on the South West of the island of New Britain.
Group of six dance crests by Melkoy People, Uvol, 1983
© Exeter City Museums & Art Gallery
- Pith, cane, fibre, white feathers & trade paint
- Art Fund grant:
- £3,042 ( Total: £8,500)
- Acquired in:
- Kevin Conru
Uvol people, New Britain, Papua New Guinea.
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