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Title

Male ancestor figure

collected 1968

Artists

Unknown Artist

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  • Details

    Other Title
    Figure
    Place where the work was made
    Asaro Daulo District Eastern Highlands Province Papua New Guinea
    Date
    collected 1968
    Media category
    Sculpture
    Materials used
    carved wood, glass shards, bamboo, feathers, teeth, tapa cloth, cowrie shell, natural earth pigments, charcoal
    Dimensions
    137.2 x 32.0 x 22.0 cm approx. :

    a - figure, 135 cm (53 1/8"), height approx. without headdress

    b - grass skirt, 51 x 50 cm, height x width approx.

    c - bamboo necklace, 54 x 4.3 cm, length x width approx.

    d - tapa back decoration, 40 x 17 cm, each section approx.

    e - bamboo head decoration, 65 cm, height overall each side

    f - ear decoration, 20 cm, height

    g - headdress, 52 cm, height overall

    h - Dilly bag, 52 x 15 cm, length x width

    Credit
    Purchased 1977
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    302.1977.a-h
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  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Asaro

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication