An image of Ceremonial ornament

Unknown Artist

Ceremonial ornament

Other titles:
Stick-im-nose, Stick-em-nose, Necklace
Location
Temporary exhibitions gallery
Place of origin
Wonenara, Obura-Wonenara District, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Baruya people
Year
mid 20th century
collected 1968
Media
Mixed media, Ceremonial object
Medium
carved and incised bamboo, plant fibre string, split seedpods (Canarium indicum), bone, metal tin key
Dimensions
neckband 15.0 cm diameter; tassels 14.0 to 27.0 cm length; bamboo pendant 42.5 cm length
Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977
Accession number
770.1979
Copyright
© Baruya people, under the endorsement of the Pacific Islands Museums Association's (PIMA) Code of Ethics