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Ofafina, Okapa District, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea

Male figure
Place of origin
OfafinaOkapa DistrictEastern Highlands ProvincePapua New Guinea
collected 1964
Media category
Materials used
carved wood, feathers, plant fibres, grass, rattan, cane, shells, natural pigments

146.2 x 31.0 x 13.0 cm (approx.):

a - figure; 146.2 x 31 x 13 cm; approx.

b - plaited brown and natural wrist decoration - right; 89 cm; approx. length overall

c - yellow cane necklace; 15 cm; approx. diameter

d - diamond shaped neck decoration; 29 x 2.6 cm; 29.0cm approx. length of band; 2.6cm approx. width of band

e - plaited brown, natural and pink wrist decoration -; 65 cm; 65.0cm approx. length overall; 39.0cm approx. length of plaited strands

f - shell headdress; 47 x 1.3 cm; 47.0cm approx. length outside circumference; 20.5cm approx. inside length shell band; 1.3cm approx. width

g - fibre neck decoration; 25 cm; 25.0cm approx. length of knotted/woven design; 25.0cm approx. length bands (left & right)

h - feathered headdress; 12 x 8 cm; 12.0cm approx. diameter inside band; 8.0cm approx. height to tip of tallest feather

Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977
Accession number
Not on display