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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, 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Mortuary ceremony: mourning woman with shaved head and wearing two-tiered fiber skirt, arranges banana leaf bundles at exchange

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Women; Mourning customs; Trobriand Islanders; Clothing and dress; Ceremonial exchange
    • Format: image
  8. Mortuary ceremony: mourning woman with shaved head arranges banana leaf bundles at exchange

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Mourning customs; Trobriand Islanders; Women; Clothing and dress; Ceremonial exchange
    • Format: image
  9. Mortuary ceremony: mourning woman with shaved head wearing long fiber skirt, she arranges banana leaf bundles for exchange

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Women; Ceremonial exchange; Clothing and dress; Trobriand Islanders; Mourning customs
    • Format: image
  10. Mortuary ceremony: Bomtavau wearing banana leaf bundle on her head

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Women; Mourning customs; Trobriand Islanders; Ceremonial exchange
    • Format: image
  11. Mortuary ceremony: women participate in ritual exchange of banana leaf bundles and foods

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Trobriand Islanders; Ceremonial exchange; Women; Mourning customs
    • Format: image
  12. Mortuary ceremony: women participate in ritual exchange of banana leaf bundles and foods

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Ceremonial exchange; Mourning customs; Women; Trobriand Islanders
    • Format: image
  13. Mortuary ceremony: woman wearing empty basket over her head

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Trobriand Islanders; Mourning customs; Women; Ceremonial exchange; Baskets
    • Format: image
  14. Mortuary ceremony: woman with baskets heaped with banana leaf bundles, bowl of uncooked taro

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Ceremonial exchange; Taro; Women; Trobriand Islanders; Mourning customs
    • Format: image
  15. Mortuary ceremony: woman carries basket of food to be shared with participants

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Ceremonial exchange; Mourning customs; Trobriand Islanders; Women; Baskets
    • Format: image
  16. Mortuary ceremony: woman carries banana leaf bundle on her head

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Trobriand Islanders; Ceremonial exchange; Women; Mourning customs
    • Format: image
  17. Mortuary ceremony: woman counts banana leaf bundles for exchange ritual

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Trobriand Islanders; Ceremonial exchange; Mourning customs; Women
    • Format: image
  18. Mortuary ceremony: women with banana leaf bundles, fiber skirts, and baskets of food for ritual exchange

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Dona; Hutchins, Edwin
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Ceremonial exchange; Mourning customs; Trobriand Islanders; Women
    • Format: image
  19. Trobriand woman in mourning with beaded necklaces, ash blackens her face and body

    • Collection: Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection
    • Name: Hutchins, Edwin; Hutchins, Dona
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Jewelry; Trobriand Islanders; Mourning customs; Women; Body marking
    • Format: image
  20. Mortuary ceremony: mourning women sit with banana leaf bundles for ritual exchange

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