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Title

Bark carving (face at top with curvilinear design)

early 20th century-mid 20th century


Artist

Alamblak people

Papua New Guinea


Details


Cultural origin

Alamblak people


Date

early 20th century-mid 20th century


Media category

Ceremonial object


Materials used

carved tree bark, yellow and red ochre pigments, clay


Dimensions

78.2 cm height (irreg.); 11.9 cm width (irreg.); 1.1-1.5cm bark thickness


Credit

Purchased 1970


Location

Not on display


Accession number

IA6.1970


Artist information

Alamblak people

Works in the collection

2


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history