Marquesan. <em>Old Man's Beard Ornament (Pavahina)</em>, before 1938. Hair, sennit, 5 1/8 x 7 7/8 in. (13 x 20 cm). Brooklyn Museum, A. Augustus Healy Fund, 42.211.106. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.42.211.106.jpg)

Old Man's Beard Ornament (Pavahina)


Medium: Hair, sennit

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:before 1938

Dimensions: 5 1/8 x 7 7/8 in. (13 x 20 cm)


Accession Number: 42.211.106

Image: CUR.42.211.106.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Ornament of old man's beard; hair is yellowed and grouped in about 75 strands, the tops of which are wrapped with coconut fiber and colored string

Brooklyn Museum