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earth pigments on wood
12.0 × 33.8 × 30.1 cm
Place/s of Execution
Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
Accession Number
Pacific Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Hilda Richards, 1973
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Intricate design of raised lines in a panel, pointed at each end on one sector of belt. This panel has zigzag line around the edge. The patterns of ancestral figures with bent lines, elbows with raised arms, small heads with no features. Double ancestral figures with four placed vertically, in profile, spiral motifs to each side in between spaces, between designs are filled with lime.