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Yabkoetas Village, Malakula Island, Malampa Province, Vanuatu Melanesia

Headdress [nakande a likaru], straw basketry with five peaks and chin strap, coloured with black, red and grey ochres c.1970 Description: used in female grade ceremony
Materials & Technique: sculptures, straw, ochre, natural rope
Primary Insc: Not signed. Not dated Vanuatu
Dimensions: 27.0 h x 27.0 w x 20.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased by J-M Charpentier on behalf of the CAAB
Accession No: NGA 71.207.194