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Collection

Porgera, Enga Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Wig
Place of origin
PorgeraEnga ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Ipili people
Year
collected 1968
Media category
Ceremonial object
Materials used
human hair decorated with cus cus fur, feathers, split bamboo and dried flowers
Dimensions

68.8 cm width

Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1978
Accession number
286.1978
Copyright
© Ipili people, under the endorsement of PIMA's 'Code of Ethics'
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (1)

Natalie Wilson, Hunting the collectors: Pacific collections in Australian museums, art galleries and archives, '(Works of) paradise and yet: Stanley Gordon Moriarty, Tony Tuckson and the collection of Oceanic Art at the Art Gallery of New South Wales', pg. 221-241, Newcastle upon Tyne, 2007, 234 (illus.). figure 3: Moriarty Collection card M1791