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An image of Ceremonial ornament by
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Wonenara, Obura-Wonenara District, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Ceremonial ornament
Other titles:
Stick-im-nose
Stick-em-nose
Necklace
Place of origin
WonenaraObura-Wonenara DistrictEastern Highlands ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Baruya people
Year
mid 20th century
collected 1968
Media categories
Mixed media, Ceremonial object
Materials used
carved and incised bamboo, plant fibre string, split seedpods (Canarium indicum), bone, metal tin key
Dimensions

neckband 15.0 cm diameter; tassels 14.0 to 27.0 cm length; bamboo pendant 42.5 cm length

Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977
Accession number
770.1979
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, 112 (colour illus.), 162. cat.no. 58

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