Armband

Maker
Unknown Maker
Description
In 1974 Waikato Museum acquired a selection of items, including this armband, from Graham Jackson. Jackson was a New Zealand anthropologist who spent time living with and researching the Kopon and the Kalam people of the Lower Kaironk Valley in Papua New Guinea.

Jackson fieldnotes: Ornamental woven armband; chevron pattern in dark brown (pwrung = name of plant from which it is made). Made by men, worn at anytime by both sexes on upper arm.
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Object detail

Media/Materials
Natural fibre.
Measurements
113 x 50 x 20 mm - HxWxD
Department collection type
Credit line
Collection of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Accession number
1974/64/27

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