Papua New Guinea See full details
Bamboo comb with eight teeth and pointed terminal upon which twine is wrapped around.
CH classification INDIGENOUS CULTURES Melanesian & South Sea Islander comb
L385 x W28 mm
History and use
Melanesian men are more likely than women to wear hair combs as part of their ceremonial dress. Worn mainly as dance ornaments, these combs are now commonly sold to tourists and serve a more everyday function.