Unknown Artist

Male figure

Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Ofafina, Okapa District, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea
Year
collected 1964
Media
Sculpture
Medium
carved wood, feathers, plant fibres, grass, rattan, cane, shells, natural pigments
Dimensions
146.2 x 31.0 x 13.0 cm (approx.) :
a - figure; 146.2 x 31 x 13 cm; approx.
b - plaited brown and natural wrist decoration - right wrist; 89 cm; approx. length overall
c - yellow cane necklace; 15 cm; approx. diameter
d - diamond shaped neck decoration; 29 x 2.6 cm; 29.0cm approx. length of band; 2.6cm approx. width of band
e - plaited brown, natural and pink wrist decoration - left wrist; 65 cm; 65.0cm approx. length overall; 39.0cm approx. length of plaited strands
f - shell headdress; 47 x 1.3 cm; 47.0cm approx. length outside circumference; 20.5cm approx. inside length shell band; 1.3cm approx. width
g - fibre neck decoration; 25 cm; 25.0cm approx. length of knotted/woven design; 25.0cm approx. length bands (left & right)
h - feathered headdress; 12 x 8 cm; 12.0cm approx. diameter inside band; 8.0cm approx. height to tip of tallest feather
Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977
Accession number
643.1979.a-h