Wililke Putting On A Set Of Net Carriers (Noken)

Wililke is Wali’s wife and the older woman, Yamake, is the older wife of Wali. In the first image, both are shown wearing a noken on their heads. In the following images, they place Wililke’s baby inside another noken, which has banana leaves cushion inside. Wililke then puts the baby noken on top of her first noken. Finally, another, more decorative noken is placed as the last layer.

Title: Wililke Putting On A Set Of Net Carriers (Noken)

Artist: Dr. O. W. Hampton

Creation Date: 6/18/91

Geography: Indonesia, Papua

Culture: Dani

Medium: Color Slide

Technique: Digital Scan

Dimensions: 2 x 2 in. (5.08 x 5.08 cm.)

Classification: Photograph

Credit Line: The Hampton Archive

Accession Number: TPF2020-10-14–18