Collection Online
wood, earth pigment
38.2 × 3.8 × 4.2 cm
Place/s of Execution
Admiralty Islands, Manus Province, Papua New Guinea
Accession Number
Pacific Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Hilda Richards, 1973
© 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 top of the comb is carved with figures of a human figure and bird. These are combined into one. The bird head springing from the human figure's head. The comb has four sprongs, incised zig zag lines and traces of pigment.