An image of Bark wallet (used to carry pearlshell)

Unknown Artist

Bark wallet (used to carry pearlshell)

Other titles:
Wallet (used to carry Kina shell), Bark pearl shell wrapper
Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Tambul, Tambul-Nebilyer District, Western Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Kakoli people
Year
mid 20th century
collected 1969
Media
Ceremonial object
Medium
folded length of pandanus palm bark, plant fibre, red and white pigments
Dimensions
24.5 x 21.7 x 2.0 cm
Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1978
Accession number
318.1978
Copyright
© Kakoli people, under the endorsement of the Pacific Islands Museums Association's (PIMA) Code of Ethics