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Title

Face board

mid 20th century
collected (circa 1963)

Artist

Sawos people

Papua New Guinea

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Yanget Valley Middle Sepik River East Sepik Province Papua New Guinea
    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
    Copyright

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    Artist information
    Sawos people

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