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Title

Decorated pelvic girdle

collected 1966

Artists

Unknown Artist

No image
  • Details

    Other Titles
    Penis girdle
    Penis cover
    Girdle
    Waist belt
    Place where the work was made
    Kainantu District Eastern Highlands Province Papua New Guinea
    Cultural origin
    Tairora people
    Date
    collected 1966
    Media category
    Mixed media
    Materials used
    carved wood, red and blue pigments, black natural pigment, barkcloth, plant fibre string, woven cane waistband, animal skin with traces of hair
    Dimensions
    dimensions variable :

    0 - Whole, 27 cm, length of wood sheath

    0 - Whole, 24 cm, width of wood sheath

    0 - Whole, 16 cm, depth of wood sheath

    0 - Whole, 58 cm, length of barkcloth strip

    0 - Whole, 25 cm, diameter of waistband / girdle

    Credit
    Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    729.1979
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