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Collection

Marawaka, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Necklace (worn by both men and women)
Place of origin
MarawakaEastern Highlands ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Anga people
Year
collected 1969
Media category
Jewellery
Materials used
2-ply plant fibre string, bamboo, red machine-wove cotton fabric, rattan, yellow orchid stem, wood
Dimensions

17.5 cm length of pendants; 101.5 cm length of cord:

0 - Whole; 2.3 cm (7/8"); length of longest bamboo segment

0 - Whole; 15.7 cm (6 3/16"); length of longest red fabric pendant

0 - Whole; 4.2 x 2.8 cm (1 5/8 x 1 1/8"); wood pendant

Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977
Accession number
723.1979
Copyright
© Anga people, under the endorsement of PIMA's 'Code of Ethics'
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (1)

Truus Daalder, Ethnic jewellery and adornment: Australia, Oceania, Asia, Africa, Adelaide, 2009, 68, 92 (colour illus.). figure no. 128; NOTE: this reproduction is of a similar necklace from the Daalder Collection, Adelaide.