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Collection

An image of Loincloth by

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

Title
Loincloth
Other titles:
loincloth
Lap lap
Place of origin
YaviyufaGoroka DistrictEastern Highlands ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Yaweyuha people
Year
mid 20th century
collected 1968
Media categories
Mixed media, Animal material, Botanical material
Materials used
plant fibre string, marsupial fur
Dimensions

23.0 x 25.0 cm string panel:

0 - Whole; 23 cm (9 1/16"); panel length

0 - Whole; 25 cm (9 13/16"); panel width

0 - Whole; 75 cm (29 1/2"); waistband length

Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977
Accession number
636.1979
Copyright
© Yaweyuha 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, 125 (colour illus.), 162. cat.no. 70

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