Wosera Ancestral Yam Head Dress Oceanic Art Papua New Guinea Art  
  Wosera Yam Head Dress Oceanic Art Papua New Guinea Art  
     
     
     
     
 
   
ITEM NO:
Woven_Wosera_Head_Dress_03_0716
   
DESCRIPTION: OLD WOVEN WOSERA HEAD DRESS
   
 
This small finely woven headress presents a carved wooden ancestral
 
face attached to the base of the piece. With small nassa shells as eyes and human features,
 
the piece was created to evoke the ancestral spirits of a specific clan in the Wosera region.
 
Iconic natural pigments have been applied.
 
   
DIMENSIONS:
12" x 7.5"
   
LOCATION:
Wosera, Papua New Guinea, Sepik River Region