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Yam Headdress

16″ × 24″
Rattan, natural pigment


Photograph by Pascal Giacomini

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Yam Headdress: New Guinea Art Exhibit Photo

Maprik/Wosera area, Abelam People, New Guinea. Ancestral and spirit images decorate, consecrate and celebrate the ancestors at the Yam Festival (Harvest). Commonly made from rattan, painted with natural pigments.




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