Papua New Guinea Black Palm Fiber May River Headdress Hair Stick Prong Ceremonial Ornament

$90.00

Shipping to United States: $15.00

This is a really interesting Black Palm Plant Fiber Prong for a Headdress used for dancing from the people along the May River in Papua New Guinea. This prong or hair stick is like a building block on which they can create their own their own individual and stylized addition to their headdresses. The feather are attached to this woven fiber palm prong base. These magnificent constructions are dense with colorful feathers from cassowary birds, black iridescent rooster tail feathers and all the other exotic colored birds feathers., and other found objects. Making a prong headdress is another task that a man undertakes on coming of age, and is a long-term undertaking, because each man has to comb the forest on his own to find the feathers that will decorate his prong headdress. This is a wonderful and very interesting black palm prong and once completed and added to a headdress, it is beautiful. Some women just wear it as hair stick decoration as well. This would be an interesting item to add to your collection. T

Late 20th-Century

COMES ON STAND

Shows age, some of the plant fiber is loose, has one broken plant fiber prong, but overall in good condition. Rare
and hard to find.

16 1/2" tall

1" wide

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