Marquesan. <em>Old Man's Beard Ornament (Pavahina)</em>, before 1938. Hair, sennit, 6 1/2 x 3 3/8 in. (16.5 x 8.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, A. Augustus Healy Fund, 42.211.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.42.211.3.jpg)

Old Man's Beard Ornament (Pavahina)


Medium: Hair, sennit

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:before 1938

Dimensions: 6 1/2 x 3 3/8 in. (16.5 x 8.5 cm)


Accession Number: 42.211.3

Image: CUR.42.211.3.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Ornament of old man's beard (pavahina); the hair is yellowed and in 13 groups which are wrapped with sennit cord

Brooklyn Museum