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  1. 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
  2. Bomtavau, her head shaved as a sign of mourning

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Trobriand Islanders; Mourning customs; Women
    • Format: image
  3. Funeral: grieving woman cries

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Grief; Mourning customs; Trobriand Islanders; Funeral rites and ceremonies; Women
    • Format: image
  4. Mortuary ceremony, Omarakana: mourning woman, face and body covered with ash, with basket of banana leaf bundles and mats

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Ceremonial exchange; Trobriand Islanders; Body marking; Mourning customs; Women
    • Format: image
  5. Mortuary ceremony: display of uprooted taro plants and mats, woman in long fiber skirt

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Mourning customs; Women; Trobriand Islanders; Ceremonial exchange; Dwellings; Taro
    • Format: image
  6. Mortuary ceremony: large crowd of women gathered for ritual exchange of banana leaf bundles and long fiber skirts

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Ceremonial exchange; Trobriand Islanders; Mourning customs; Women
    • Format: image
  7. Mortuary ceremony: mourning woman with banana leaf bundles, she wears a cloth skirt

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Mourning customs; Ceremonial exchange; Women; Trobriand Islanders
    • Format: image
  8. Mortuary ceremony: mourning woman with black paint on face and body, shaved head, wears turtle shell earrings and red shell necklace

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Jewelry; Women; Mourning customs; Trobriand Islanders; Body marking
    • Format: image
  9. Mortuary ceremony: mourning woman with shaved head

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Trobriand Islanders; Ceremonial exchange; Mourning customs; Women
    • Format: image
  10. Mortuary ceremony: mourning woman with shaved head at ritual exchange of banana leaf bundles

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Trobriand Islanders; Mourning customs; Ceremonial exchange; Women
    • Format: image
  11. Mortuary ceremony: mourning woman with shaved head wearing long fiber skirt and beaded necklaces

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Trobriand Islanders; Mourning customs; Jewelry; Ceremonial exchange; Women; Portraits; Clothing and dress
    • Format: image
  12. Mortuary ceremony: mourning woman with shaved head, holds with banana leaf bundles (wealth items)

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Trobriand Islanders; Mourning customs; Women; Ceremonial exchange
    • Format: image
  13. Mortuary ceremony: mourning woman with shaved head, wearing long fiber skirt and beaded necklaces

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Clothing and dress; Mourning customs; Taro; Ceremonial exchange; Trobriand Islanders; Women
    • Format: image
  14. Mortuary ceremony: mourning woman, ash-blackened skin and shaved head, presents banana leaf bundle at exchange, large pile of bundles in background

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Trobriand Islanders; Mourning customs; Ceremonial exchange; Women; Body marking
    • Format: image
  15. Mortuary ceremony: mourning woman, marked with talcum powder, carries basket and calls out to exchange partners

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Mourning customs; Trobriand Islanders; Ceremonial exchange; Women
    • Format: image
  16. Mortuary ceremony: mourning woman, wearing tiered fiber skirt, is marked with talcum powder

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Clothing and dress; Ceremonial exchange; Body marking; Women; Mourning customs; Trobriand Islanders
    • Format: image
  17. Mortuary ceremony: mourning women, faces and bodies painted black, beside a basket filed with banana leaf bundles

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Women; Ceremonial exchange; Baskets; Mourning customs; Trobriand Islanders
    • Format: image
  18. Mortuary ceremony: mourning women, skins blackened with ash, at exchange of banana leaf bundles

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Women; Trobriand Islanders; Ceremonial exchange; Mourning customs
    • Format: image
  19. Mortuary ceremony: people at exchange, piles of taro, banana leaf bundles and fiber skirts (wealth items) in foreground

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Ceremonial exchange; Trobriand Islanders; Women; Mourning customs
    • Format: image
  20. Mortuary ceremony: pregnant woman wearing fiber skirt, next to taro, skirts, banana leaf bundles (wealth items)

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Taro; Trobriand Islanders; Mourning customs; Pregnancy; Clothing and dress; Ceremonial exchange; Women
    • Format: image