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Northern New Ireland region Malagan (malanggan) figure [mekun si mi valik] Description: standing with head turned to the right side, brightly coloured with fibrous hair [original recorded as "walik mekun"]
Place made: New Ireland province, Papua New Guinea Melanesia
Materials & Technique: sculptures, figurines, wood, ochres, shells, fibre
Primary Insc: Papua New Guinea
Dimensions: 93.0 h x 18.0 w x 13.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1971
Accession No: NGA 71.261