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Title

Tree fern figure

mid 20th century
collected 1964


Artist

Fore people

Papua New Guinea


Details


Other Title

Figure


Cultural origin

Fore people


Dates

mid 20th century
collected 1964


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

carved tree fern, cassowary feathers, teeth, plant fibres, white pigment


Dimensions

91.4 cm height :

0 - Whole; 91.4 cm; Height


Credit

Purchased 1977


Location

Not on display


Accession number

305.1977


Artist information

Fore people

Works in the collection

2


Place

Where the work was made
Okapa District

Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Tony Tuckson, Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Sydney, 1973. cat.no. H65

Tony Tuckson, Melanesian art, Sydney, 1966. cat.no. 244