A HIGHLANDS CEREMONIAL HEADDRESS
Provenance: German private collection
Huli Tribes men from the Southern Highlands Province wear wigs of human hear often impregnated with powdered ocher pigments, adorned with precious parrot and bird of paradise feathers. This headdress is covered with kasuaris bird feathers.
Central Highlands, Papua New Guinea
Human hair, pigments and feathers, 65 x 34 cm