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Collection

An image of Man's necklace by
Alternate image of Man's necklace by

Marawaka, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Man's necklace
Place of origin
MarawakaEastern Highlands ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Baruya people
Year
mid 20th century
collected 1969
Media categories
Botanical material, Animal material, Ceremonial object
Materials used
28 mammalian bones, 28 lengths yellow plant stem segments, plant fibre string
Dimensions

89.0 cm length; bone pendants 5.5 to 11.3 cm length

Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977
Accession number
656.1979
Copyright
© Baruya people, under the endorsement of the Pacific Islands Museums Association's (PIMA) Code of Ethics
Location
Temporary exhibitions gallery
Bibliography (1)

Natalie Wilson (Editor), Plumes and pearlshells: art of the New Guinea highlands, Sydney, 2014, 114 (colour illus.), 162. cat.no. 60

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