Plate (tabir)

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 90 cm, width 28 cm.
Date: late XX century (has been in use for four generations).
Collectors-person: Miklouho-Maclay Nickolay Nikolaevich.
Time of use: 2017.
Usage: as a dish at feasts, 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