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  1. Two women, one of them wearing an armband and necklace of Job's tears to signify her mourning

    • Collection: John LeRoy Photographs
    • Name: LeRoy, John D., 1944-
    • Date: 1972
    • Topic: Kewa (Papua New Guinean people); Jewelry; String bags; Mourning customs; Women
    • Format: image
  2. Weaving: Bomtavau, her head shaved in mourning, twists banana leaf fibers for skirt making

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Mourning customs; Trobriand Islanders; Weaving; Women
    • Format: image
  3. Weaving: Bomtavau, her head shaved in mourning, displays long skirt made of banana leaf fibers

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1975-1976
    • Topic: Trobriand Islanders; Women; Mourning customs; Weaving
    • Format: image
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Bomtavau, an older woman, with newly shaven head, sign of mourning

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Mourning customs; Portraits; Women; Trobriand Islanders
    • Format: image
  8. Mortuary ceremony: Bomtavau with basket of banana leaf bundles behind her on house veranda

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Mourning customs; Women; Trobriand Islanders; Ceremonial exchange
    • Format: image
  9. 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
  10. Mortuary ceremony: crowd of women gathered for exchange, fiber skirt valuable visible in center

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