University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:55-13-27
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Lakalai
Provenience: New Britain
West Nakanai
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Cardboard
Feather
Pigment
Iconography:Bird
Credit Line:New Britain Expedition; Ward Goodenough and C. A. Valentine, 1955

Description

Carved wooden bird; brown and white paint; wings of cardboard. Used in solo performance in mortuary rite


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