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Butötudë'e ohu'o savan dëgirane (Spiderweb design and backbones of mountain frogs)

natural pigments on nioge (woman's barkcloth skirt)
118.3 × 73.7 cm
Place/s of Execution
Godibehi village, Oro Province, Papua New Guinea
Accession Number
Pacific Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased NGV Foundation, 2006
© the artist
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 painting depicts traditional designs from Ömie culture - spiderweb and the backbones of water frogs. Frog's backbone design was traditionally dominant in Ömie culture.