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Collection

Wabag, Enga Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Hairpins
Place of origin
WabagEnga ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Enga people
Year
collected 1963
Media category
Sculpture
Materials used
three hairpins carved from black wood; one hairpin carved from cassowary bone with possum fur
Dimensions

18.5 cm to 25.0 cm in length:

a - black wood, pointed at one end; 23 cm (9 1/16")

b - black wood, pointed at both ends; 21 cm (8 1/4")

c - black wood, pointed at both ends; 18.5 cm (7 5/16")

d - cassowary bone topped with possum fur; 25 cm (9 13/16")

Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977
Accession number
823.1979.a-d
Location
Not on display