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Title

Belt

collected 1963


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Cultural origin

Wahgi people


Date

collected 1963


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

34 lengths of bamboo, each drilled at top and bottom with two holes and threaded onto green machine-made cotton cord, pokerwork design applied to outside surface of each individual bamboo slat


Dimensions

12.0 x 24.0 x 24.0 cm overall :

0 - Whole; 73 cm; approx. circumference inside belt

0 - Whole; 24 cm; approx. diameter of belt

0 - Whole; 12 cm; width of belt at widest point


Credit

Gift of Stan Moriarty 1978


Location

Not on display


Accession number

292.1978



Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Tony Tuckson, Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Sydney, 1973, 38 (illus.), 54. cat.no. H130