Man’s Headdress

This headdress is made of a strip of knotless netting band decorated with parrot (yanmaik) feathers and furs. It is worn with the feathers downwards from the head to the back.

Title: Man’s Headdress

Artist: Unknown

Creation Date: 1989

Geography: Indonesia, Papua

Culture: Dani

Medium: Feather, fur, bark fiber, orchic fiber

Technique: Tying, Knotless netting

Dimensions: 110 x 27.3 cm. (43.30 x 10.75 in.)

Classification: Costumes; accessories

Credit Line: Gift of Fleur Hampton in memory of Dr. O. W. Hampton, 2020

Object ID: H45-15