George Nona

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George Nona Death Ritual Headdress 2016
Feathers, pandanus twine, shells, pearl shell, bees wax, hardwood, bone
500 x 900mm approx

These headdresses are used in funeral ceremonies where the spirit of a deceased person is sent to a sacred place. The dance is to mimic the person. This ritual is only preformed for important males only.

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