An image of Yupini (fertility figure)

Unknown Artist

Yupini (fertility figure)

Other titles:
Male Yupin figure, Figure, Upin or Kepil idol, male, Yupini
Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Laiagam, Enga Province, Papua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Enga people
Year
collected 1964
Media
Weaving, Ceremonial object
Medium
woven, coiled and plaited plant fibre, yellow, red and white pigments, iron nails
Dimensions
83.0 x 46.0 x 30.0 cm
Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1978
Accession number
283.1978
Copyright
© Enga people, under the endorsement of PIMA's 'Code of Ethics'