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Title

Back ornament

mid 20th century
collected 1969


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Other Title

Neck decoration


Cultural origin

Duna people


Dates

mid 20th century
collected 1969


Media category

Animal material


Materials used

hornbill beak (Rhyticeros plicatus), 12 pigs' tusks, plant fibre string, red pigment


Dimensions

33.0 cm length; beak 19.0cm length


Credit

Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977


Location

Not on display


Accession number

805.1979.17



Place

Where the work was made
Lake Kopiago

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Natalie Wilson (Editor), Plumes and pearlshells: art of the New Guinea highlands, Sydney, 2014, 163. cat.no. 79; titled 'Duna man's apparel (selected items)' Note: this item not reproduced