Marquesan. <em>Old Man's Beard Ornament (Pavahina)</em>, before 1938. Hair, sennit, 4 5/16 x 6 7/8 in. (11 x 17.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, A. Augustus Healy Fund, 42.211.107. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.42.211.107.jpg)

Old Man's Beard Ornament (Pavahina)


Medium: Hair, sennit

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:before 1938

Dimensions: 4 5/16 x 6 7/8 in. (11 x 17.5 cm)


Accession Number: 42.211.107

Image: CUR.42.211.107.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Ornament of an old man's beard; the hair is yellowed and grouped in about 35 strands, the tops of which are wrapped with coconut fiber and human hair

Brooklyn Museum