Unknown Artist

Neck ornament

Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Wonenara, Obura-Wonenara District, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Baruya people
Year
collected 1965
Media
Mixed media
Medium
bamboo, vine, cane, plyed plant fibre string, dried human hands
Dimensions
34.0 x 20.0 cm :
0 - Whole; 34 cm (13 3/8"); length overall (approx.)
0 - Whole; 15.5 cm (6 1/8"); length of 'pendant'
0 - Whole; 16 cm (6 5/16"); diameter of neckband at narrowest point
0 - Whole; 20 cm (7 7/8"); diameter of neckband at widest point
Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977
Accession number
700.1979