- Registration number
- Item name
- Indigenous name
- Associated cultural group
- Witne-Tsiabugla clan
- Pacific > Papua New Guinea > Simbu (Chimbu) Province > Unknown > Tsiambugla
- Father John Nilles
- Acquisition date
- August 06, 1953
- Acquisition method
- Donated by Father John Nilles
- Raw material
- Plant, tangent
- H: W: L: D: Circum:
Paper envelope containing the leaves of a tangent plant.
From the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibition 'In the Red; on the vibrancy of things' June 2012 - January 2013.
In the Red exhibition label: Medicinal material, 1937-1953. The plant medicines contained within these envelopes, presumably labelled by Nilles, were used as love charms, to inhibit menstruation and conception and to cause abortion.
Married people eat leaves with tongue of pork.