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Title

Female figure

mid 20th century
collected 1967

Artists

Unknown Artist

Alternate image of Female figure by
Alternate image of Female figure by
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  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Pangia Southern Highlands Province Papua New Guinea
    Cultural origin
    Wiru people
    Dates
    mid 20th century
    collected 1967
    Media categories
    Mixed media , Ceremonial object
    Materials used
    wood, yellow and red ochre pigments, blue natural pigment (vivianite), human hair, cassowary feathers (Casuarius), gourd (Lagenaria siceraria), feather shaft, plant fibre string, black seeds, machine-made beads, plastic, mollusc shell, gold-lipped oyster shell (Pinctada maxima), pig tail, plaited split rattan, plant resin, bamboo, stone, sedge grass
    Dimensions
    110.0 x 50.0 x 29.0 cm figure; 29.0 x 31.0 x 8.5 cm basket; bamboo 18.0 cm length
    Credit
    Purchased 1977
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    242.1977.a-c
    Copyright
    © Wiru people, under the endorsement of the Pacific Islands Museums Association's (PIMA) Code of Ethics

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  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Pangia

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 3 publications