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.

Provenance

Uvol people, New Britain, Papua New Guinea.


Horniman Museum and Gardens

100 London Road, Forest Hill, London, Greater London, SE23 3PQ
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Museum Daily, 10am – 5.30pm Closed 24 – 26 Dec Gardens Daily, Mon – Sat, 7.15am – sunset Sun and Bank Holidays, 8am ​– sunset Closed 25 Dec

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