An image of Figure

Unknown Artist

Figure

Other titles:
Female figure
Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Goroka District, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea
Cultural origin
possibly Alekano people
Year
mid 20th century
collected 1961
Media
Ceremonial object, Mixed media
Medium
gourd (Lagenaria siceraria), human hair, machine-wove cotton fabric, plant fibre string, coix seeds (Coix lacryma-jobi), white clay, pale red and red ochre pigments, gold-lipped oyster shell fragment (Pinctada maxima), dried plant fibre
Dimensions
68.0 x 34.0 x 22.0 cm
Credit
Purchased 1977
Accession number
294.1977
Copyright
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