Southern Highlands Pig Killing Apron-Huli People-New Guinea Art-Oceanic Art
Called “kwi agip” these aprons with pig tails come from the Huli people of Papua New Guinea’s Southern Highlands Province around Tari. These were worn by men allied in rows stomping the ground while pounding their kundu hand drums. This one is especially beautiful with bold colors and long tassels tipped by pig’s tails. It dates to the mid 20th century, is 32” (81.3 cm) in height.