Collection Online
Medium
earth pigments on wood
Measurements
199.8 × 61.5 × 47.6 cm
Place/s of Execution
Ramu Basin, Papua New Guinea
Accession Number
2006.215
Department
Pacific Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through the NGV Foundation by Todd Barlin, Founder Benefactor, 2006
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
The highly stylised prow with ancestral figure carved on the inner part of the prow. The ancestral figure is believed to be a protector and guide whilst travelling.