Collection Online
Medium
nasa shell, fibre string
Measurements
5.1 × 22.5 × 14.5 cm
Place/s of Execution
Baga village, Tufi district, Oro Province, Papua New Guinea
Accession Number
2008.325
Department
Pacific Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Louise and Sam Dawson, 2008
Gallery location
Not on display
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.