Image: Wigs of status

Wigs of status

Big man Koken Kauage (right) wears a Geru Peng and Kepas (left)  a Peng wig (left).  In Waghi society Peng wigs symbolise the wealth and status of the wearer. 

Photographer:
Yvonne Carrillo-Huffman
Rights:
© Australian Museum

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