Arm ornament

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
3909
Item name
Arm ornament 
Category
Bodywear
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea > Morobe Province > Finschhafen District > Finschhafen
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1949 
Acquisition method
Donated by Reverend M. Lohe 
Raw material
Plant fibre; shell (Nassarius sp. and Conus sp.); dye
Dimensions
H: W: L: D: Circum:

Description

Two arm ornaments made with dyed plant fibre and shell; 125 mm and 95 mm.

Research notes

From the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibition 'In the Red; on the vibrancy of things' June 2012 - January 2013.
In the Red exhibition label: Arm bands, c. mid-20th century.

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