Unknown Artist

Bark carving (face at top with curvilinear design)

Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Korosameri River, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
Cultural origin
probably Kapriman people
Media
Ceremonial object
Medium
carved tree bark, red ochre pigment, charcoal and clay
Dimensions
178.5 cm height (irreg.); 25.5 cm width (irreg.); 2.1 cm bark thickness (irreg.)
Credit
Purchased 1970
Accession number
IA5.1970