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Title

Female figure

mid 20th century
collected 1964

Artists

Unknown Artist

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  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Okapa District Eastern Highlands Province Papua New Guinea
    Cultural origin
    Fore people
    Dates
    mid 20th century
    collected 1964
    Media categories
    Mixed media , Sculpture
    Materials used
    wood, quartz stone, iron nails, bivalve mollusc shells, mammalian teeth, plant fibre string, cowrie shells (Cypraeidae), looped plant-fibre string, bast fibre, sedge grass
    Dimensions
    153.0 x 46.0 x 19.0 cm :

    a - figure, 153 x 46 x 19 cm, height x width x depth approx.

    b - necklace, 120 cm, length of band approx

    c - headdress, 28 cm, diam. approx.

    d - grass skirt, 36.5 cm, length

    d - grass skirt, 60 cm, length of waistband with fringe attached

    d - grass skirt, 61 cm, length of left band

    d - grass skirt, 8 cm, length of right looped band

    Credit
    Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    579.1979.a-e
    Copyright
    © Fore 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

    Okapa District

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 2 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 2 publications