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Collection

Mount Hagen, Western Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Bark belt
Other titles:
Man's belt
Place of origin
Mount HagenWestern Highlands ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Melpa people
Year
collected 1963
Media category
Mixed media
Materials used
tree bark, incised, red and white natural pigments
Dimensions

16.1 cm width; 24.7-26.0 cm diameter, variable; 174.0 cm length of bark, approx.:

0 - Whole; 16.1 cm (6 5/16"); width of bark at widest point

0 - Whole; 174 cm (68 1/2"); length of bark, approx.

Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1978
Accession number
290.1978
Copyright
© Melpa people, under the endorsement of PIMA's 'Code of Ethics'
Location
Not on display