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Collection

Wagmil, Jiwaka Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Belt
Place of origin
WagmilJiwaka ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Wahgi people
Year
collected 1963
Media category
Sculpture
Materials used
bark, wrapped with thin strips of plant fibre, applied woven diamond pattern in natural and dark brown plant fibre, cotton gauze fabric
Dimensions

13.0 x 26.5 x 21.0 cm overall:

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

0 - Whole; 26.5 cm (10 7/16"); diameter at widest point

Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1978
Accession number
291.1978
Copyright
© Wahgi people, under the endorsement of PIMA's 'Code of Ethics'
Location
Not on display