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Hehi uehorëro (In her wisdom)

natural pigments on nioge (woman's barkcloth skirt)
99.0 × 82.1 cm
Place/s of Execution
Godibehi village, Oro Province, Papua New Guinea
Accession Number
Pacific Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of David Baker, 2007
© The artist, courtesy Ömie Nemiss Incorporated
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 painted three solid and bold lines in the centre of the barkcloth surrounded with rows of diamonds, concentric triangles and lines on the edges of the bark creating a simple but magnificent and powerful impression.