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Collection

Yauna, Kainantu District, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Mask
Place of origin
YaunaKainantu DistrictEastern Highlands ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Agarabi people
Year
collected 1972
Media categories
Ceremonial object, Botanical material, Animal material
Materials used
bark, cane, feathers, pit-pit seeds, white, brown, violet pigment
Dimensions

30.5 x 40.6 cm:

0 - Whole; 30.5 cm (12")

0 - Whole; 40.6 cm (16")

Signature & date
Board Minutes: 27 May 1977 CORRESPONDENCE: 4. From Mr S.G. Moriarty: Offering to sell to the Art Gallery of New South Wales his Eastern Highlands and Western Highlands artifacts (total value $51,000), and enclosing copy of valuation from the Wayne Heathcote Gallery, Paddington. Following discussion IT WAS 77/5-33 RESOLVED that the Gallery purchase the collection as proposed AGNSW Trustees Minutes Book, 27 May 1977, pg. 8734
Credit
Purchased 1977
Accession number
281.1977
Copyright
© Agarabi people, under the endorsement of PIMA's 'Code of Ethics'
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (1)

Tony Tuckson, Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Sydney, 1973, 50. cat.no. H41