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Title

Painting from ceremonial house

mid 20th century


Artist

Abelam people

Papua New Guinea


Details


Other Titles

Bark painting

Spathe painting


Cultural origin

Abelam people


Date

mid 20th century


Media category

Painting


Materials used

sago palm petiole, mineral pigments: yellow, white and black on red ground


Dimensions

108.0 x 38.1 cm


Credit

Gift of Roy Harpur 1963


Location

Not on display


Accession number

IA5.1963


Artist information

Abelam people

Works in the collection

4


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


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

1963 Acquisitions, Sydney, 1963, 75. cat.no. 169