Baining people

(Papua New Guinea  – )

Rmarki (day dance display ornament)

Other titles:
Dance shield, Tapa dance wand, Remortki
Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Gazelle Peninsula, East New Britain Province, New Britain, Papua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Baining people
Year
mid 20th century
collected 1965
Media
Ceremonial object, Sculpture
Medium
barkcloth, bamboo, plant fibres, red, red-brown and black natural pigments
Dimensions
625.0 cm length; 66.0 cm width; 5.0 cm depth
Credit
Purchased 1965
Accession number
IA4.1965
Copyright
© Baining people, under the endorsement of the Pacific Islands Museums Association's (PIMA) Code of Ethics