Karaut
Abelam Culture, Papua New Guinea
Fiber, Boars Tusk, Shell and Pigment
Early/Mid 20th Century
14" H x 3.5" W, with stand 15.5" H

The Karaut is an excellent example of PNG fiber ornamentation. Abelam warriors use them to frighten their enemies. To activate a Kaurat’s power, prior to battle it is held in a warrior’s mouth to stimulate courage and to intimidate their opponents. Away from combat, it exudes a distinct personality that is appealing and captivating.

$1,400

 

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Morgan Oakes Tribal :: Karaut, Papua New Guinea
Morgan Oakes Tribal :: Karaut, Papua New Guinea
Morgan Oakes Tribal :: Karaut, Papua New Guinea
Morgan Oakes Tribal :: Karaut, Papua New Guinea
Morgan Oakes Tribal :: Karaut, Papua New Guinea
Morgan Oakes Tribal :: Karaut, Papua New Guinea