Unknown Artist

Decorated pelvic girdle

Other titles:
Penis girdle, Penis cover, Girdle, Waist belt
Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Kainantu District, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Tairora people
Year
collected 1966
Media
Mixed media
Medium
carved wood, red and blue pigments, black natural pigment, barkcloth, plant fibre string, woven cane waistband, animal skin with traces of hair
Dimensions
dimensions variable :
0 - Whole; 27 cm; length of wood sheath
0 - Whole; 24 cm; width of wood sheath
0 - Whole; 16 cm; depth of wood sheath
0 - Whole; 58 cm; length of barkcloth strip
0 - Whole; 25 cm; diameter of waistband / girdle
Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977
Accession number
729.1979