Papua New Guinea See full details
Bamboo comb with incised half-moon designs and eight teeth.
CH classification INDIGENOUS CULTURES Melanesian & South Sea Islander comb
L166 x W62 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.