Painted bark, tribal art, Oceanian art, Oceania, traditional painting, Papua New Guinea

20th century
Tribal Art
From: 22700, louannec, France

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    Painted bark collected in the Washkuk Mountains region of Papua New Guinea. These paintings on sago palm bark decorate the internal faces of roofs as well as the pediments of ceremonial houses and represent in an abstract or figurative manner ancestors or totemic plants and animals. Assembled together, they line the ceilings or pediments of these large prestigious boxes. The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York presents in its permanent collection the complete reconstruction of a hut roof decorated with painted bark of this type... Piece of sago tree bark, natural pigments and paint. Traces of use. Possibility of base on request. 100 x 35 cm / €200 including shipping costs.

    Ref: 8G3H80538I

    Condition Good
    Style Tribal Art (Oceanic Paintings of Tribal Art Style)
    Period 20th century (Oceanic Paintings 20th century)
    Country of origin Papua New Guinea
    Width (cm) 35 cm
    Height (cm) 100 cm
    Shipping Time Ready to ship in 2-3 Business Days
    Location 22700, louannec, France
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