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Title

Dɨza (man's headband)

mid 20th century
collected 1969

Artists

Unknown Artist

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Marawaka Eastern Highlands Province Papua New Guinea
    Cultural origin
    Baruya people
    Dates
    mid 20th century
    collected 1969
    Media category
    Mixed media
    Materials used
    pandanus fibre, plaited yellow orchid stem fibre (Dendrobium) and black plant fibre, plant fibre string
    Dimensions
    plaited band 36.5 cm length; overall 123.0 cm length; 5.1 cm width :

    0 - Whole, 36.5 cm (14 3/8"), length of plaited band

    0 - Whole, 5.1 cm (2"), width of plaited band

    0 - Whole, 0.4 cm (3/16"), depth of plaited band

    0 - Whole, 123 cm (48 7/16"), overall length of headband, including string cord

    Credit
    Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    651.1979
    Copyright
    © Baruya 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

    Marawaka

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication