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Collection

Kainantu, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Mask, fighting stick and rattle to be worn together
Other titles:
Grassman
Place of origin
KainantuEastern Highlands ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Tairora people
Year
collected 1966
Media category
Ceremonial object
Materials used
cassowary (muruk) feathers on cane frame, pig's tusks, seeds and other materials
Dimensions

182.9 cm height

Credit
Purchased 1977
Accession number
289.1977.a-c
Copyright
© Tairora people, under the endorsement of PIMA's 'Code of Ethics'
Location
Not on display
Exhibition history (2)

Loan exhibition of Native art from the private collection previously not displayed of Mr S G Moriarty, Gallery Stephen Kellner, Australia, 15 Sep 1966–06 Oct 1966

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