An image of Man's nose ornament

Unknown Artist

Man's nose ornament

Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Nondugl, Jiwaka Province, Papua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Wahgi people
Year
(1950s)
Media
Mixed media
Medium
gold-lipped oyster shell (Pinctada Maxima), conus shell disc, brown machine-made string, tree resin
Dimensions
17.6 x 12.9 cm :
0 - Whole; 17.6 cm; length across gold-lipped oyster shell shard
0 - Whole; 12.9 cm; overall height
0 - Whole; 5.6 cm; diameter of conus shell disc
Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1978
Accession number
297.1978