Carved figure

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
1337
Item name
Carved figure 
Category
Sculpture/Carving
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Unrecorded  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea > Morobe Province > Finschhafen District > Finschhafen
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1950 
Acquisition method
Donated by Lutheran Mission 
Raw material
wood, plant fibre, commercial paint
Dimensions
H: 2400 mm W: 3000 mm L: D: 3500 mm Circum:

Description

Tall carved female figure; half the surface is coloured black the other half is red, vertically; plant fibre skirt.

Research notes

From the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibition 'In the Red; on the vibrancy of things' June 2012 - January 2013.

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