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Headdress

mid 19th–early 20th century

Fiber; pigment

91.44 × 50.8 × 50.8 cm (36 × 20 × 20 in.)
Charles B. Benenson, B.A. 1933, Collection
2006.51.562
Geography: 
Made in New Britain, Papua New Guinea
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
New Britain
Classification: 
Apparel/Costume
Provenance: 

Charles B. Benenson, New York, before 2004. Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven.

This work appears on our "Antiquities and Archaeological Material with Provenance Documentation Gaps" page.
Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, July 1, 2005–June 30, 2006,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2006): 222.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.