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Title

Nowkwi mima ('nowkwi' woman)

mid 20th century


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Other Titles

Female fertility figure, yam cult

Noukwi

Nogwi


Cultural origin

Kwoma people


Date

mid 20th century


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

quilla wood, charcoal, lime, ochre pigment, grass fibre


Dimensions

132.6 x 22.0 x 17.3 cm :

0 - Whole; 132.6 cm

0 - Whole; 22 cm

0 - Whole; 17.3 cm


Credit

Purchased 1971


Location

Not on display


Accession number

150.1971



Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Christian Kaufmann, Planters and artists: the roles of leading members of the Kwoma in Papua New Guinea, Göttingen, 1972. For general information about the Kwoma people of the Waskuk Hills.