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Collection

Mount Elimbari, Simbu (Chimbu) Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Bowman's wooden wristguard
Other titles:
Armband
Place of origin
Mount ElimbariSimbu (Chimbu) ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Chuave people
Year
collected 1966
Media category
Arms & armour
Materials used
carved wood, incised designs, traces of blue, red, yellow and white pigments
Dimensions

10.0 x 8.5 x 6.7 cm:

0 - Whole; 10.3 cm; length of armband

0 - Whole; 8.5 cm; diameter at widest point

0 - Whole; 6.7 cm; diameter at narrowest point

Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977
Accession number
522.1979
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (1)

Truus Daalder, Ethnic jewellery and adornment: Australia, Oceania, Asia, Africa, Adelaide, 2009, 60, 73, 110. For similar example collected by Colin Simpson in 1953 see colour illustration on page 110 and description on page 73.