Group of six dance crests by Melkoy People, Uvol

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.


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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