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Collection

An image of Apron adorner by
Alternate image of Apron adorner by

Lufa District, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Apron adorner
Other titles:
Girdle
Place of origin
Lufa DistrictEastern Highlands ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Yagaria people
Year
mid 20th century
collected 1972
Media categories
Textile, Animal material, Botanical material
Materials used
marsupial fur, yellow orchid stem fibre (Dendrobium), rattan, plant fibre string
Dimensions

127.0 cm length, overall; 63.5 cm length, folded; 11.0 cm width:

0 - Whole; 63.5 cm (25"); length from folded top edge to longest fringe

0 - Whole; 11 cm (4 5/16"); width at top of apron

Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977
Accession number
600.1979
Copyright
© Yagaria people, under the endorsement of PIMA's 'Code of Ethics'
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (1)

Natalie Wilson (Editor), Plumes and pearlshells: art of the New Guinea highlands, Sydney, 2014, 126 (colour illus.), 162. cat.no. 71

Exhibition history (1)

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