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Collection

An image of Pelvic girdle by

Lufa District, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Pelvic girdle
Other titles:
Girdle (representing snake)
Place of origin
Lufa DistrictEastern Highlands ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Yagaria people
Year
collected 1968
Media categories
Ceremonial object, Mixed media
Materials used
bamboo, rattan, yellow orchid stem fibre (Dendrobium), wood, animal skin, plant fibre string, plant fibre, barkcloth, red pigment
Dimensions

woven band 32.0 cm diameter; rear barkcloth panel 68.0 cm length; wooden panel 10.5 x 21.6 x 2 cm

Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977
Accession number
605.1979
Copyright
© Yagaria people, under the endorsement of the Pacific Islands Museums Association's (PIMA) Code of Ethics
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (1)

Natalie Wilson (Editor), Plumes and pearlshells: art of the New Guinea highlands, Sydney, 2014, 131 (colour illus.), 163. cat.no. 75 [erroneous date of collected 1969; should be collected 1968]

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