Vegetable

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
25449
Item name
Vegetable 
Category
Drug/Medicine
 
Indigenous name
ombo 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
Twam 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea > Simbu (Chimbu) Province > Kundiawa District > Bismarck Mountains
Map
Collector
Father John Nilles 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1954 
Acquisition method
by Father John Nilles 
Raw material
Bark of bush tree
Dimensions
H: W: L: D: Circum:

Description

4 pieces of bark each approximately 9cm long with widths ranging between 8mm and 12mm. They are smooth on one side and rough on the other.

Research notes

Medicine against fever.

'beads and battleaxes' gallery display 2001-2003

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