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Collection

Benabena, Goroka District, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Headband
Other titles:
Headband/waistband
Place of origin
BenabenaGoroka DistrictEastern Highlands ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Benabena people
Year
collected 1966
Media categories
Botanical material, Animal material
Materials used
nassa shells sewn onto banana leaf
Dimensions

75.0 x 23.5 cm:

0 - Whole; 75 cm (29 1/2"); width at widest point

0 - Whole; 23.5 cm (9 1/4")

Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977
Accession number
632.1979
Copyright
© Benabena people, under the endorsement of PIMA's 'Code of Ethics'
Location
Not on display
Exhibition history (1)

Loan exhibition of Native art from the private collection previously not displayed of Mr S G Moriarty, Gallery Stephen Kellner, Australia, 15 Sep 1966–06 Oct 1966