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Collection

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

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

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

Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977
Accession number
643.1979.a-h
Location
Not on display