Rare war headdress "painale"
Papua New Guinea, Western Province, Middle Fly District, Gogodala
|Provenance||Size||Starting price / estimated price|
|Marcia & John Friede, Rye, USA||H: 9.4 inch||3500 EUR / 6000 EUR|
rattan, plant fibre, lime, cassowary feathers, base The Gogodala are a tribe of approximately 25,000, located in 33 villages in Papua New Guinea. Their territory extends from the Aramia River to the lower Fly River.
Serge Schoffel, "Sur Humain, Coiffes et parures de Nouvelle-Guinée, Headdresses and ornaments from New Guinea", Brussels 2017, p. 19