Unknown Artist

Breast ornament

Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Wonenara, Obura-Wonenara District, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Baruya people
Year
collected 1963
Media
Mixed media
Medium
2-ply plant fibre string, seed pods, bone, pig's tails, fur
Dimensions
17.0 x 7.5 x 4.5 cm string pouch; 32.0 cm length of pouch and tassels; 53.0 cm length overall, including string cord :
0 - Whole; 17 cm (6 11/16"); length of longest bone/seed pod/fur tassel
Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1978
Accession number
236.1978
Copyright
© Baruya people, under the endorsement of PIMA's 'Code of Ethics'