Collection Online
Medium
natural pigments on cane over bamboo, wood, fibre, cotton thread
Measurements
76.0 × 60.5 × 28.7 cm
Place/s of Execution
Wide Bay, East New Britain Province, New Britain, Papua New Guinea
Accession Number
2007.105
Department
Pacific Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Todd Barlin, 2007
© 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
Description
Carved wooden head and woven wings attached to the woven cone shaped body represents an angel like being. Designs on the mask represent clan affiliations, images from the natural world and sometimes dreams.