Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pigina (men's belt)
  • unknown Ipili-Payala maker
  • pigina (men's belt), late 1800s–1967
  • Where object was made: Lagaip, Papua New Guinea
  • bamboo, incising
  • Object Diameter: 30.5 cm
    Object Diameter: 12 in
  • Museum purchase: KUEA Funds
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3987

The very long length of bamboo is decorated with incised blocks of diagonal lines. It is currently in a coil and is currently in two pieces.