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Collection

Wonenara, Obura-Wonenara District, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Necklace
Other titles:
Stick-im-nose
Stick-em-nose
Place of origin
WonenaraObura-Wonenara DistrictEastern Highlands ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Baruya people
Year
collected 1968
Media category
Mixed media
Materials used
carved and incised bamboo, 2-ply plant fibre string, brown seed pods, bone, sardine tin key
Dimensions

15.0 cm diameter of neckband; 14.0 - 27.0 cm length of tassels, dimensions variable; 42.5 cm length of bamboo pendant:

0 - Whole; 27.5 cm (10 13/16"); length of cut bamboo

0 - Whole; 3.2 cm (1 1/4"); diameter of cut bamboo

Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977
Accession number
770.1979
Location
Not on display