Sacred Pouch

This pouch is a wrap made of moth cocoon cloth. It contains a resin block (hotali), two pieces of wood, a round stone, and a power stone tied with a cowrie shell.

Title: Sacred Pouch

Artist: Unknown

Creation Date: 1980s-1990s

Geography: Indonesia, Papua

Culture: Dani

Medium: Cocoon, resin, wood, stone, cowrie shell, wood

Technique: Wrapping

Dimensions: 23.8 x 8.3 cm. (9.37 x 3.27 in.)

Classification: Ritual Object

Credit Line: Gift of Fleur Hampton in memory of Dr. O. W. Hampton, 2020

Object ID: H184-PK019