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Title

Face board

mid 20th century
collected (circa 1963)


Artist

Sawos people

Papua New Guinea


Details


Cultural origin

Sawos people


Dates

mid 20th century
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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

157.1976


Artist information

Sawos people

Works in the collection

6


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


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