Mourning collar Papua New Guinea

Mourning collar
Mourning collar

Custodian: University of Glasgow Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery

Reference: GLAHM E.517

The collar formed part of ceremonial mourning attire worn by a widow from Oro Province, Papua New Guinea. Mourning garb could be elaborate and consist of an entire woven outfit which is sometimes painted.

Maker: not known

Materials: woven fibre

Dimensions: diameter 215mm