Papua New Guinea See full details
Bamboo comb with fourteen teeth and geometric designs scratched into the surface of the terminal.
CH classification INDIGENOUS CULTURES Melanesian & South Sea Islander comb
L187 x W71 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.