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Title

Bark carving (face in centre, headdress and 3 circles below face)


Artist

Alamblak people

Papua New Guinea


Details


Cultural origin

Alamblak people


Media category

Ceremonial object


Materials used

carved tree bark, red ochre pigments, charcoal and clay


Dimensions

79.2 cm height (height); 14.5 cm width (irreg.); 1.2-1.4 cm bark thickness


Credit

Purchased 1970


Location

Not on display


Accession number

IA7.1970


Artist information

Alamblak people

Works in the collection

2


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history