Lot: 12294th Tribal Art Auction
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||This object is not available anymore.|
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