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Title

Pair of cheek ornaments

collected 1963


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Place where the work was made

Laiagam Enga Province Papua New Guinea


Date

collected 1963


Materials used

wood, bark, string, dog's (?) teeth


Dimensions

a - ornament, 20 cm (7 7/8")

b - ornament, 20 cm (7 7/8")


Credit

Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977


Location

Not on display


Accession number

836.1979.a-b



Place

Where the work was made
Laiagam