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Title

Tambaran (Ceremonial house decoration)

mid 20th century
collected 1963


Artist

Mendi people

Papua New Guinea


Details


Cultural origin

Mendi people


Dates

mid 20th century
collected 1963


Media category

Ceremonial object


Materials used

bamboo, rattan fibre


Dimensions

26.0 diam


Credit

Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977


Location

Not on display


Accession number

773.1979


Artist information

Mendi people

Works in the collection

4