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  1. Mortuary ceremony: woman carries baskets partially filled with fiber skirts and banana leaf bundles

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Ceremonial exchange; Baskets; Trobriand Islanders; Women; Mourning customs
    • Format: image
  2. Bomtavau holds young infant, probably a grandchild

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Women; Infants; Trobriand Islanders
    • Format: image
  3. Woman spreads pandanus leaves to dry, preparing them to be used in basket- or mat-making

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Weaving; Trobriand Islanders; Pandanus; Women
    • Format: image
  4. Young woman in short fiber skirt holds large basket on her head, village houses in background

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Dwellings; Clothing and dress; Women; Villages; Baskets; Trobriand Islanders
    • Format: image
  5. Mortuary ceremony: woman carries banana leaf bundles (wealth items) in basket

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Mourning customs; Women; Trobriand Islanders; Ceremonial exchange
    • Format: image
  6. Adolescent girl holding an infant with betel nut paste dabbed on face, woman sits behind, all wear shell necklaces

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Women; Infants; Trobriand Islanders; Teenagers; Body marking; Jewelry
    • Format: image
  7. Adolescent girl is beautified, wearing armbands, large turtle shell earrings, flower garlands, and shell necklaces

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Clothing and dress; Teenagers; Trobriand Islanders; Courtship; Jewelry; Women
    • Format: image
  8. Adolescent girl is beautified, wearing armbands, large turtle shell earrings, flower garlands, and shell necklaces

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Clothing and dress; Trobriand Islanders; Courtship; Women; Teenagers; Jewelry
    • Format: image
  9. Adolescent girl is beautified, wearing short fiber skirt, armbands, large turtle shell earrings, flower garlands, shell necklaces

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Jewelry; Clothing and dress; Women; Trobriand Islanders; Courtship; Teenagers
    • Format: image
  10. Adolescent girl wears decorative fiber skirt, armband with fragrant leaves, cowry shell belt and turtle shell earrings, holds baby on lap

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1975
    • Topic: Infants; Teenagers; Women; Clothing and dress; Trobriand Islanders; Jewelry; Courtship; Dance
    • Format: image
  11. Adolescent girl wears decorative skirt, fragrant leaves, turtle shell earrings, younger girl (right) is similarly attired

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1975
    • Topic: Trobriand Islanders; Women; Teenagers; Jewelry; Courtship; Children; Infants; Clothing and dress; Dance
    • Format: image
  12. Adolescent girls wearing short red fiber skirts and turtle shell earrings, two wear headbands with shell valuables, Dona Hutchins (r)

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Trobriand Islanders; Jewelry; Clothing and dress; Women; Teenagers; Children
    • Format: image
  13. Baby, looking at camera, sits on young woman's lap

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Trobriand Islanders; Women; Infants; Mother and child
    • Format: image
  14. Bomtavau flattens a pandanus leaf, preparing material for weaving

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Weaving; Trobriand Islanders; Women
    • Format: image
  15. Bomtavau heats a pandanus leaf, preparing material for weaving

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Weaving; Trobriand Islanders; Women
    • Format: image
  16. Bomtavau holds young infant, probably a grandchild

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Trobriand Islanders; Infants; Women
    • Format: image
  17. Bomtavau uses mortar and pestle to crush betel nut

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Women; Trobriand Islanders; Betel nut
    • Format: image
  18. Bomtavau with head shaved, wearing long fiber skirt and mourning necklace (which may hold fingernails or other relics of the deceased)

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Mourning customs; Trobriand Islanders; Jewelry; Women
    • Format: image
  19. Bomtavau, an older woman, wearing glasses

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Portraits; Trobriand Islanders; Women
    • Format: image
  20. Bomtavau, an older woman, with newly shaven head, a sign of mourning

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Portraits; Mourning customs; Trobriand Islanders; Women
    • Format: image