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Title

Figure

mid 20th century
collected 1964


Artist

Tul Tul

Papua New Guinea


Details


Cultural origin

Fore people


Dates

mid 20th century
collected 1964


Media category

Mixed media


Materials used

wood, marsupial fur, cassowary feathers (Casuarius), coix seeds (Coix lacryma-jobi), barkcloth, plant fibre string, nassa shells (Nassarius), feather shaft, rattan, black pigment


Dimensions

139.0 cm height; 17.0 cm diameter


Credit

Purchased 1977


Location

Not on display


Accession number

299.1977


Artist information

Tul Tul

Works in the collection

2


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, 140 (colour illus.), 163. cat.no. 82