Collection Online
nasa shell, shell, wild banana seed, fibre string
11.3 × 23.0 × 14.0 cm
Place/s of Execution
Wanigela, Oro Province, Papua New Guinea
Accession Number
Pacific Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Louise and Sam Dawson, 2008
© the artists
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Vizard Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
The forehead ornament is beautifully decorated with bands of nasa shells, shell and wild banana seeds. When worn, the adornment may be tied immediately before feather head dresses.