Papua New Guinea See full details
Comb made of bamboo with incised geometric design and thirteen teeth.
CH classification INDIGENOUS CULTURES Melanesian & South Sea Islander comb
L156 x W82 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.