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An image of Face board by

Yanget Valley, Middle Sepik River, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Face board
Place of origin
Yanget ValleyMiddle Sepik RiverEast Sepik ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Sawos people?
Year
collected (circa 1963)
Media category
Sculpture
Materials used
carved wood, cassowary feathers, natural fibre, white and ochre natural pigments, charcoal
Dimensions

164.2 x 57.0 x 14.5 cm:

0 - Whole; 164.2 cm (64 5/8")

0 - Whole; 57 cm (22 7/16")

0 - Whole; 14.5 cm (5 11/16")

Credit
Purchased 1976
Accession number
157.1976
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (1)

Art Gallery of New South Wales (Editor), Catalogue of acquisitions 1976, Sydney, 1976, 94 (illus.). cat.no. 288: titled 'Face board'