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Title

Man's necklace

mid 20th century
collected 1969


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Cultural origin

Baruya people


Dates

mid 20th century
collected 1969


Materials used

28 mammalian bones, 28 lengths yellow plant stem segments, plant fibre string


Dimensions

89.0 cm length; bone pendants 5.5 to 11.3 cm length


Credit

Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977


Location

Not on display


Accession number

656.1979



Place

Where the work was made
Marawaka

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Natalie Wilson (Editor), Plumes and pearlshells: art of the New Guinea highlands, Sydney, 2014, 114 (colour illus.), 162. cat.no. 60