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Title

Breast ornament

collected 1968

Artists

Unknown Artist

No image
  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Wonenara Obura-Wonenara District Eastern Highlands Province Papua New Guinea
    Cultural origin
    Baruya people
    Date
    collected 1968
    Media categories
    Mixed media , Jewellery
    Materials used
    plyed and plaited plant fibre string, brown seed pods, bamboo
    Dimensions
    18.3 cm length of pouch and tassels; 26.5 cm width (tassels spread); 5.2 x 8.8 x 1.2 cm pouch
    Credit
    Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    544.1979
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  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Wonenara