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Collection

Birop, Upper Mendi, Southern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Armband
Place of origin
BiropUpper MendiSouthern Highlands ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Angal people
Year
collected 1963
Media category
Mixed media
Materials used
woven rattan vine (incomplete)
Dimensions

7.3 cm width of armband; 23.0 cm outside circumference of armband (approx.)

Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977
Accession number
510.1979
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (1)

Paul Sillitoe, Made in Niugini: Technology in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea, 'Woven armband', pg. 422-426, London, 1988, 422-426, 503-505 (illus.). Detailed description of construction of a woven armband from the Wola people of the Southern Highlands of PNG.