An image of Mum tuland (belt)

Unknown Artist

Mum tuland (belt)

Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Wagmil, Anglimp-South Waghi District, Jiwaka Province, Papua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Wahgi people
Year
mid 20th century
collected 1963
Media
Botanical material, Weaving, Ceremonial object
Medium
coiled tree bark, wrapped with thin strips of plant fibre, applied woven diamond pattern in natural and dark brown plant fibre, cotton gauze fabric
Dimensions
overall 84.5 cm length; 21.0 to 26.5 cm diameter; 13.0 cm width :
0 - Whole; 13 cm; width of belt
0 - Whole; 26.5 cm; diameter at widest point
Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1978
Accession number
291.1978
Copyright
© Wahgi people, under the endorsement of the Pacific Islands Museums Association's (PIMA) Code of Ethics