Papua New Guinea See full details
Palmwood comb with eight teeth and twine woven around the terminal.
CH classification INDIGENOUS CULTURES Melanesian & South Sea Islander comb
L324 x W56 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.