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Collection

Tambul, Tambul-Nebilyer District, Western Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Bark pearl shell wrapper
Other titles:
Wallet (used to carry Kina shell)
Place of origin
TambulTambul-Nebilyer DistrictWestern Highlands ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Kakoli (Kaugel) people
Year
collected 1963
Media category
Ceremonial object
Materials used
tree bark, plant fibre, red ochre pigment
Dimensions

18.3 x 14.2 cm folded

Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977
Accession number
794.1979
Location
Not on display