An image of Belt

Unknown Artist

Belt

Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Anglimp-South Waghi District, Jiwaka Province, Papua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Wahgi people
Year
collected 1963
Media
Sculpture
Medium
34 lengths of bamboo, each drilled at top and bottom with two holes and threaded onto green machine-made cotton cord, pokerwork design applied to outside surface of each individual bamboo slat
Dimensions
12.0 x 24.0 x 24.0 cm overall :
0 - Whole; 73 cm; approx. circumference inside belt
0 - Whole; 24 cm; approx. diameter of belt
0 - Whole; 12 cm; width of belt at widest point
Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1978
Accession number
292.1978