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.
Eight dance crests by Melkoy People, Uvol, 1983
© Horniman Museum London. Photographer Heini Schneebell
- Cane, pith, vegetable fibre & pigment
- 226 x 77 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £5,550 ( Total: £13,400)
- Acquired in:
- Kevin Conru
Uvol people, New Britain, Papua New Guinea.
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