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Title

Dɨza (man's headband)


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Cultural origin

Baruya people


Dates

mid 20th century
collected 1969


Media category

Mixed media


Materials used

pandanus fibre, plaited yellow orchid stem fibre (Dendrobium) and black plant fibre, plant fibre string


Dimensions

plaited band 36.5 cm length; overall 123.0 cm length; 5.1 cm width :

0 - Whole; 36.5 cm; length of plaited band

0 - Whole; 5.1 cm; width of plaited band

0 - Whole; 0.4 cm; depth of plaited band

0 - Whole; 123 cm; overall length of headband, including string cord


Credit

Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977


Location

Not on display


Accession number

651.1979



Place

Where the work was made
Marawaka

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Natalie Wilson (Editor), Plumes and pearlshells: art of the New Guinea highlands, Sydney, 2014, 106 (colour illus.), 161. cat.no. 50