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Male figure

collected 1964


Unknown Artist

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  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Ofafina Okapa District Eastern Highlands Province Papua New Guinea
    collected 1964
    Media category
    Materials used
    carved wood, feathers, plant fibres, grass, rattan, cane, shells, natural pigments
    146.2 x 31.0 x 13.0 cm (approx.) :

    a - figure, 146.2 x 31 x 13 cm, approx.

    b - plaited brown and natural wrist decoration - right wrist, 89 cm, approx. length overall

    c - yellow cane necklace, 15 cm, approx. diameter

    d - diamond shaped neck decoration, 29 x 2.6 cm, 29.0cm approx. length of band; 2.6cm approx. width of band

    e - plaited brown, natural and pink wrist decoration - left wrist, 65 cm, 65.0cm approx. length overall; 39.0cm approx. length of plaited strands

    f - shell headdress, 47 x 1.3 cm, 47.0cm approx. length outside circumference; 20.5cm approx. inside length shell band; 1.3cm approx. width

    g - fibre neck decoration, 25 cm, 25.0cm approx. length of knotted/woven design; 25.0cm approx. length bands (left & right)

    h - feathered headdress, 12 x 8 cm, 12.0cm approx. diameter inside band; 8.0cm approx. height to tip of tallest feather

    Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977
    Not on display
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