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Collection

Minj District, Jiwaka Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Kund gale (effigy)
Other titles:
Figure
Place of origin
Minj DistrictJiwaka ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Wahgi people
Year
collected 1965
Media categories
Mixed media, Ceremonial object
Materials used
wood, fibre, european cloth, string, fur, Job's Tears (Coix lacryma-jobi) seeds, feather shaft, gold-lipped oyster shell (Pinctada Maxima), parrot feather
Dimensions

101.6 cm height (without headdress)

Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977
Accession number
818.1979
Location
Not on display