Collection Online
Medium
earth pigments on bark, bamboo, fibre
Measurements
158.4 × 90.5 cm
Place/s of Execution
Kambot village, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
Accession Number
D52-1971
Department
Pacific Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1965
© the artists
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Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Made of two panels of palm bark, held at the top and bottom between 2 split bamboo poles, tied with vine. Across the panels painted is a large figure of a man, 2 parrots in profile on his head, 2 snake forms on his sides and another bird on the lower left.