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Title

Hairpins


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Place where the work was made

Wabag Enga Province Papua New Guinea


Cultural origin

Enga people


Date

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

b - black wood, pointed at both ends; 21 cm

c - black wood, pointed at both ends; 18.5 cm

d - cassowary bone topped with possum fur; 25 cm


Credit

Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977


Location

Not on display


Accession number

823.1979.a-d



Place

Where the work was made
Wabag