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Collection

An image of Man's girdle (worn over buttocks) by

Lake Kopiago, Southern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Man's girdle (worn over buttocks)
Place of origin
Lake KopiagoSouthern Highlands ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Duna people
Year
mid 20th century
collected 1969
Media categories
Botanical material, Animal material
Materials used
plyed plant fibre string, vine, cane
Dimensions

26.0 x 23.2 x 25.5 cm

Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1978
Accession number
294.1978
Copyright
© Duna 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, 54. cat.no. H132; 'Part of an eighteen piece dress collection'

Natalie Wilson (Editor), Plumes and pearlshells: art of the New Guinea highlands, Sydney, 2014, 137 (colour illus.), 163. cat.no. 79; NOTE: only selected items from entire costume shown in exhibition

Exhibition history (2)

Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 Oct 1974 -

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