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Collection

Sisimin, Ok Om River, Sandaun Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Necklace (forehead ornament?)
Place of origin
SisiminOk Om RiverSandaun ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Yoliapi (Hewa) people
Year
collected 1972
Media category
Sculpture
Materials used
2 pig tusks, 7 cowrie shells, plant fibre string
Dimensions

9.2 x 15.3 x 2.2 cm:

0 - Whole; 9.2 cm (3 5/8"); height from tusk to base of cowrie band

0 - Whole; 15.3 cm (6"); width from tusk to tusk

0 - Whole; 2.2 cm (7/8"); dimensions variable

Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977
Accession number
721.1979
Location
Not on display