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Title

Ceremonial adornment for 'haroli palena' initiates,

mid 20th century
collected 1969


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Other Title

Back/chest decoration


Cultural origin

Duna people


Dates

mid 20th century
collected 1969


Materials used

pandanus leaf, 3 pigs' tails, seed pods, plant fibre string, red pigment


Dimensions

128.0 x 10.5 cm


Credit

Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977


Location

Not on display


Accession number

805.1979.23



Place

Where the work was made
Lake Kopiago

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, 163. cat.no. 79; titled 'Duna man's apparel (selected items)' Note: this item not reproduced