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Mendi region Ti shomp [heirloom status object] 19th-early 20th century Place made: Southern Highlands, Papua New Guinea Melanesia
Materials & Technique: sculptures, wood, iridescent gold-lip pearl-shell, red ochre, grass or orchid stem embedded in resin
Dimensions: 14.5 w 30.0 diameter cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2010
Accession No: NGA 2010.1180