Plate (doru)

    Ethnicity: Papuans.
    Place of origin: Papua New Guinea.
    Geographical location of the place of origin: Gorendu village, Maclay Coast.
    Material: wood, colourant.
    Technique: carving.
    Dimensions: length — 80 cm, width — 30 cm.
    Date: late XX century (has been in use for four generations).
    Collector: private, Nickolay Nikolaevich Miklouho-Maclay.
    Time of use: 2017.
    Usage: as a dish at feasts and celebrations; as a bride price; in a wedding ceremony.
    Condition: satisfactory.
    The Kunstkamera collections analogue: Number МАЭ № 168-29/2.
    Keywords: peoples of Australia and Oceania, Papuans, Maclay Coast