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Title

Pelvic girdle

mid 20th century
collected 1968


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Other Title

Girdle


Cultural origin

Yaweyuha people


Dates

mid 20th century
collected 1968


Materials used

barkcloth, plant fibre string, yellow orchid stem fibre (Dendrobium), reed, animal skin, red pigment


Dimensions

belt 100.0 cm length overall; rear barkcloth panel 61.0 cm length; decorated panel 16.0 cm width


Credit

Gift of Stan Moriarty 1978


Location

Not on display


Accession number

234.1978



Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Tony Tuckson, Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Sydney, 1973, 51. cat.no. H69

Natalie Wilson (Editor), Plumes and pearlshells: art of the New Guinea highlands, Sydney, 2014, 130 (colour illus.), 163. cat.no. 74