Search the Collections

Hair ornament, manyan
Hair ornament, manyan
Date:
19th–early 20th century
Location:
de Young
Gallery 30
Century:
Media:
Wood, Pearl Oyster Shell, And Pigment
Dimensions:
15.2 cm (6.5 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Oceania
Culture/People:
Biwat People
Provenance:

"Douglas Newton purchase from Fr. Lehner of the Marienberg Mission. Douglas Newton Collection, New York." (Catalog #146, New Guinea Art: Masterpieces from the Jolika Collection of Marcia and John Friede, 2005, Volume 2, p. 105.)

Accession Number:
2007.44.12
Acquisition Date:
2007-10-11
Credit Line:

Gift of Marcia and John Friede in honor of Diane B. Wilsey and Harry S. Parker III

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

Head
Head (19th–early 20th century)
Dagger
Dagger (19th century)
Male figure
Male figure (19th century)