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Title

Painting from ceremonial house

mid 20th century


Artist

Kwoma people

Papua New Guinea


Details


Other Titles

Bark painting

Spathe painting (Two faces)


Cultural origin

Kwoma people


Date

mid 20th century


Media category

Painting


Materials used

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


Dimensions

125.0 x 32.0 cm overall


Credit

Purchased 1963


Location

Not on display


Accession number

IA6.1963


Artist information

Kwoma people

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Tony Tuckson, Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Sydney, 1973, 46. cat.no. 93

Planters and artists: the roles of leading members of the Kwoma in Papua New Guinea, Göttingen, 1972. For general information about the Kwoma people of the Waskuk Hills.

1963 Acquisitions, Sydney, 1963, 76. cat.no. 170