Unknown Artist

Back ornament,

Other titles:
Neck decoration
Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Lake Kopiago, Southern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Duna people
Year
mid 20th century
collected 1969
Media
Animal material
Medium
hornbill beak (Rhyticeros plicatus), 12 pigs' tusks, plant fibre string, red pigment
Dimensions
33.0 cm length; beak 19.0cm length
Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977
Accession number
805.1979.17
Copyright
© Duna people, under the endorsement of the Pacific Islands Museums Association's (PIMA) Code of Ethics