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Odunaige (Climbing vine with thorns and tendrils)

natural pigments on nioge (woman's barkcloth skirt)
157.0 × 72.0 cm
Place/s of Execution
Budo village, Oro Province, Papua New Guinea
Accession Number
Pacific Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of David Baker, 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
Physical description
The artist depicts the Odunaige vines with their long tendrils which grows throughout Ömie territory. An image of Odunaige tendrils was once burned into the Ömie's cane smoking pipe. Nerry's painting is her own interpretation of this classic Ömie insignia.