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Collection

Goroka District, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Female figure
Place of origin
Goroka DistrictEastern Highlands ProvincePapua New Guinea
Year
collected 1961
Media category
Mixed media
Materials used
carved gourd, human hair, machine-wove cotton fabric, plant fibre string, Job's Tear (Coix lacryma-jobi) seeds, white clay, pale red and red ochre pigments, gold-lipped oyster (Pinctada maxima) shell; dried plant fibre
Dimensions

68.0 x 34.0 x 22.0 cm

Credit
Purchased 1977
Accession number
294.1977
Copyright
© Under the endorsement of PIMA's 'Code of Ethics'
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (1)

Chris Boylan and Greta North, The world of tribal arts, 'Highlands Art of New Guinea', pg. 73-83, San Francisco, Winter 1997, 82 (colour illus.). fig.no. 24