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
© the artists
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.