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Title

Decorated pelvic girdle

collected 1966


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Other Titles

Penis girdle

Penis cover

Girdle

Waist belt


Cultural origin

Tairora people


Date

collected 1966


Media category

Mixed media


Materials used

carved wood, red and blue pigments, black natural pigment, barkcloth, plant fibre string, woven cane waistband, animal skin with traces of hair


Dimensions

dimensions variable :

0 - Whole; 27 cm; length of wood sheath

0 - Whole; 24 cm; width of wood sheath

0 - Whole; 16 cm; depth of wood sheath

0 - Whole; 58 cm; length of barkcloth strip

0 - Whole; 25 cm; diameter of waistband / girdle


Credit

Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977


Location

Not on display


Accession number

729.1979