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An image of Kafi (ceremonial decoration) by

Goroka District, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Kafi (ceremonial decoration)
Other titles:
Tapa ceremonial decoration
Place of origin
Goroka DistrictEastern Highlands ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Nupaha & Kaveve people
Year
collected 1968
Media category
Ceremonial object
Materials used
barkcloth stretched over bamboo and cane frame, edges outlined with white feathers, red and black natural dyes
Dimensions

238.8 x 121.9 cm

Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1978
Accession number
281.1978
Copyright
© Nupaha & Kaveve people, under the endorsement of PIMA's 'Code of Ethics'
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (1)

Tony Tuckson, Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Sydney, 1973, 35 (illus.), 53. cat.no. H119

Exhibition history (1)

Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 Oct 1974 -