Marquesan. <em>Old Man's Beard Ornament (Pavahina)</em>, before 1938. Hair, sennit, 4 3/4 x 9 1/4 in. (12 x 23.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, A. Augustus Healy Fund, 42.211.108. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.42.211.108.jpg)

Old Man's Beard Ornament (Pavahina)


Medium: Hair, sennit

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:before 1938

Dimensions: 4 3/4 x 9 1/4 in. (12 x 23.5 cm)


Accession Number: 42.211.108

Image: CUR.42.211.108.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Ornament of an old man's beard; the hair is yellowed and grouped in about 50 strands, the tops of which are wrapped with coconut fiber and black human hair

Brooklyn Museum