An image of Pelvic girdle

Unknown Artist

Pelvic girdle

Other titles:
Girdle (representing snake)
Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Lufa District, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Yagaria people
Year
collected 1968
Media
Ceremonial object, Mixed media
Medium
bamboo, rattan, yellow orchid stem fibre (Dendrobium), wood, animal skin, plant fibre string, plant fibre, barkcloth, red pigment
Dimensions
woven band 32.0 cm diameter; rear barkcloth panel 68.0 cm length; wooden panel 10.5 x 21.6 x 2 cm
Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977
Accession number
605.1979
Copyright
© Yagaria people, under the endorsement of the Pacific Islands Museums Association's (PIMA) Code of Ethics