Collection Online
Medium
earth pigments on wood, shells, fibre
Measurements
67.2 × 29.0 × 3.8 cm
Place/s of Execution
Chambri Lakes, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
Accession Number
D66-1971
Department
Pacific Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1965
© the artists
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Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Carved hook with stylised face and elongated neck, two carved fish at the end of the neck as hooks. Carved rows of solid squares on fish. Incised ovate shape on either side of the neck with loss than half circle on other side of ovate design.