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Collection

An image of Spathe painting by

Maprik District, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Spathe painting
Other titles:
Bark painting
Place of origin
Maprik DistrictEast Sepik ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Ambulas (Abelam) people
Media category
Painting
Materials used
sago spathe (pangal), mineral pigments: yellow, white and black on red ground
Dimensions

108.0 x 38.1 cm

Credit
Gift of Roy Harpur 1963
Accession number
IA5.1963
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (2)

Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1963 Acquisitions, Sydney, 1963, 75. cat.no. 169

Tony Tuckson, Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Sydney, 1973, 46. cat.no. 100

Exhibition history (1)

Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 Oct 1974 -