Dance Hat, early or mid-20th century

  • Papua Gulf, Oceanian

Bark cloth, feathers and rattan

  • Overall: 23 1/2 × 24 × 7 3/4 inches (59.7 × 61 × 19.7 cm)

Founders Society Purchase

F74.41

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Triangles (polygons)
  • Papuan gulf
  • Rattan
  • Bark cloth
  • Hat
  • Geometric pattern
  • Feathers
  • Papua new guinea
  • Face (animal or human component)

(H. M. Lissauer)

1974-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Papua Gulf, Oceanian, Dance Hat, early or mid-20th century, bark cloth, feathers and rattan. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, F74.41.