An image of Board from ceremonial house

Sawos people

(Papua New Guinea  – )

Board from ceremonial house

Other titles:
Mask board, Face board
Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Jiginimbut village, Yanget Valley, Middle Sepik River, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Sawos people
Year
mid 20th century
collected 1963
Media
Sculpture
Medium
carved wood, bamboo cane, natural fibre tassels, cassowary feathers, white and ochre natural pigments, charcoal
Dimensions
144.0 x 94.0 x 17.0 cm
Credit
Purchased 1976
Accession number
164.1976