An image of Belt

Wahgi people

(Papua New Guinea  – )

Belt

Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Minj, Anglimp-South Waghi District, Jiwaka Province, Papua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Wahgi people
Year
mid 20th century
collected 1963
Media
Sculpture
Medium
36 lengths of bamboo, plant fibre string, pokerwork design
Dimensions
bamboo decoration 75.5 cm length; overall 98.0 cm length; 11.9 cm width :
0 - Whole, 11.9 cm (4 11/16"), widest bamboo slat
0 - Whole, 75.5 cm (29 3/4"), overall length of strung bamboo slats
0 - Whole, 98 cm (38 9/16"), overall length, including plant fibre ties
0 - Whole, 0.5 cm (3/16"), depth, approx.
Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1978
Accession number
293.1978
Copyright
© Wahgi people, under the endorsement of the Pacific Islands Museums Association's (PIMA) Code of Ethics