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Collection

An image of Pelvic girdle by

Yaviyufa, Goroka District, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Pelvic girdle
Other titles:
Girdle
Place of origin
YaviyufaGoroka DistrictEastern Highlands ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Yaweyuha people
Year
mid 20th century
collected 1968
Media categories
Ceremonial object, Mixed media
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
Accession number
234.1978
Copyright
© Yaweyuha people, under the endorsement of PIMA's 'Code of Ethics'
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (2)

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

Exhibition history (1)

Plumes and pearlshells: art of the New Guinea highlands, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 30 May 2014–10 Aug 2014