Unknown Artist

Bark carving

Other titles:
Bark carving (three faces, smallest in middle, horizontal divisions)
Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Blackwater River, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Alamblak or Kapriman people
Year
mid 20th century
Media
Ceremonial object
Medium
carved tree bark, red ochre pigment, charcoal and clay
Dimensions
178.8 cm height (irreg.); 18.0 cm width (irreg.); 1.2-1.5 cm bark thickness
Credit
Purchased 1970
Accession number
IA8.1970