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

Painted bark, tribal art, oceanic art, Oceania, traditional painting, Papua New Guinea
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Painted bark collected in the Washkuk Mountains region of Papua New Guinea. These paintings on sago palm bark decorate the inner sides of roofs and pediments of ceremonial houses, depicting ancestors or totemic plants and animals in abstract or figurative form. Assembled together, they line the ceilings and pediments of these large, prestigious huts. The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York has a complete reconstruction of a hut roof decorated with painted bark of this type in its permanent collection... Piece of sago bark, natural pigments and paint. Traces of use. Base available on request. 111 x 34 cm / 220€ shipping included.

Ref: 328C4K2J6L

Style Tribal Art (Oceanic Paintings of Tribal Art Style)
Period 20th century (Oceanic Paintings 20th century)
Country of origin Papua New Guinea
Width (cm) 34 cm
Height (cm) 111 cm
Shipping Time Ready to ship in 2-3 Business Days
Location 22700, louannec, France
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