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Wagmil, Anglimp-South Waghi District, Jiwaka Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Mum tuland (belt)
Place of origin
WagmilAnglimp-South Waghi DistrictJiwaka ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Wahgi people
Year
mid 20th century
collected 1963
Media categories
Botanical material, Weaving, Ceremonial object
Materials used
coiled tree bark, wrapped with thin strips of plant fibre, applied woven diamond pattern in natural and dark brown plant fibre, cotton gauze fabric
Dimensions

overall 84.5 cm length; 21.0 to 26.5 cm diameter; 13.0 cm width:

0 - Whole; 13 cm (5 1/8"); width of belt

0 - Whole; 26.5 cm; diameter at widest point

Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1978
Accession number
291.1978
Copyright
© Wahgi people, under the endorsement of the Pacific Islands Museums Association's (PIMA) Code of Ethics
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (2)

Tony Tuckson, Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Sydney, 1973, 37 (illus.), 54. cat.no. H129

Natalie Wilson (Editor), Plumes and pearlshells: art of the New Guinea highlands, Sydney, 2014, 121 (colour illus.), 162. cat.no. 67

Exhibition history (1)

Plumes and pearlshells: art of the New Guinea highlands, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 30 May 2014–10 Aug 2014