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Title

Man's girdle (worn over buttocks)


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Cultural origin

Duna people


Dates

mid 20th century
collected 1969


Materials used

plyed plant fibre string, vine, cane


Dimensions

26.0 x 23.2 x 25.5 cm


Credit

Gift of Stan Moriarty 1978


Location

Not on display


Accession number

294.1978



Place

Where the work was made
Lake Kopiago

Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


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