Collection Online
earth pigments on wood, seeds, fibre, plastic (cord), cotton thread
236.0 × 12.5 × 11.5 cm
Place/s of Execution
Pupis village, Wasor River, northwest Asmat, West Papua
Accession Number
Pacific Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through the NGV Foundation by Chris Boylan, Governor, 2003
© 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
Stylised carving with human figure head at one end, the other end carved flat and pointed. The centre carved out into a lenticular shape creating a handle. All design and decorations heightened with pigments.