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Bow spirit figure
(mid 20th century)

earth pigments on clay and fibre on wood, pandanus (Pandanus sp.), pig tusk, tapa (barkcloth)
118.0 × 35.5 × 15.2 cm
Place/s of Execution
southwest Malekula Island, Vanuatu
Accession Number
Pacific Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through the NGV Foundation by Todd Barlin, Governor, 2005
© the artists
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Vizard Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
The Bow spirit figure over-modelled with vegetable-fibre paste and painted with earth pigments.