Massim people, Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea

 (22 works)

Img Title Date Artist Medium Acc #
Turtle-shell wealth spatula Turtle-shell wealth spatula (mid 20th century) Massim people, Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea turtle-shell, shell, fibre, lime 2008.71
Wealth spatula Wealth spatula (early 20th century) Massim people, Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea wood, shell, fibre, lime 2008.70
Dagger Dagger (20th century) Massim people, Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea; Massim people, Trobriands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea ebony, lime O64-1979
Wealth spatula Wealth spatula (early 20th century) Massim people, Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea wood, shell, fibre, lime 2008.69
Lime spatula Lime spatula (early 20th century) Massim people, Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea ebony, lime O39-1979
Bowl Bowl (1950s) Massim people, Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea wood, lime, mother-of-pearl 1368-D4
Ancestor figure Ancestor figure (1950s) Massim people, Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea wood, lime 1366-D4
Midnight Sun meets and marries Imdeduya, the most beautiful woman Midnight Sun meets and marries Imdeduya, the most beautiful woman 1979 John Kasaipwalova; Massim people, Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea earth pigments on wood 2003.176.10
Midnight Sun fails to find woman of Moons at Kitava, Iwa and Gawa Islands Midnight Sun fails to find woman of Moons at Kitava, Iwa and Gawa Islands 1979 John Kasaipwalova; Massim people, Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea earth pigments on wood 2003.176.8
Midnight Sun's quest continues at Gumasila. Midnight Sun's quest continues at Gumasila. 1979 John Kasaipwalova; Massim people, Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea earth pigments on wood 2003.176.6
Yolina bids farewell Yolina bids farewell 1979 John Kasaipwalova; Massim people, Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea earth pigments on wood 2003.176.4
Yolina consults oracle Yolina consults oracle 1979 John Kasaipwalova; Massim people, Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea earth pigments on wood 2003.176.3
Midnight's shipwreck caused by sea witches Midnight's shipwreck caused by sea witches 1979 John Kasaipwalova; Massim people, Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea earth pigments on wood 2003.176.13
Yolina is born at Muruwa Yolina is born at Muruwa 1979 John Kasaipwalova; Massim people, Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea earth pigments on wood 2003.176.1
Yolina grows up on Fergusson Island Yolina grows up on Fergusson Island 1979 John Kasaipwalova; Massim people, Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea earth pigments on wood 2003.176.2
A son is born and christened Yolina A son is born and christened Yolina 1979 John Kasaipwalova; Massim people, Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea earth pigments on wood 2003.176.11
Midnight Sun rescued by the sacred sword fish Midnight Sun rescued by the sacred sword fish 1979 John Kasaipwalova; Massim people, Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea earth pigments on wood 2003.176.14
Midnight Sun kills their son before fleeing Muruwa Midnight Sun kills their son before fleeing Muruwa 1979 John Kasaipwalova; Massim people, Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea earth pigments on wood 2003.176.12
The quest is unsuccessful at Kiriwina The quest is unsuccessful at Kiriwina 1979 John Kasaipwalova; Massim people, Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea earth pigments on wood 2003.176.7
The Midnight Sun tested by heavy seas The Midnight Sun tested by heavy seas 1979 John Kasaipwalova; Massim people, Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea earth pigments on wood 2003.176.5