Art Finder Work of Art Detail  
Item Actions
Ratings (0)

Mortuary Panel


Artist Unknown (Tshuosh (Sawos))


20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Mortuary Panel, Artist Unknown (Tshuosh (Sawos))
Mortuary Panel: Gallery Label - Current
: New on View
Comments (0)
Tags (8)
Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Woodwork | Wood, bark, raffia, pigment
Size: 57 x 35 x 3 in. (144.78 x 88.9 x 7.62 cm) (irregular)
Creation Place: Oceania, Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Middle Sepik River, Torembi Village
Culture: Tshuosh (Sawos), Oceania, Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Middle Sepik River
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: three sheets of bark joined and attached to a wood frame construction on back; seated female figure depicted, body bordered by a banded line; fringe border around exterior of panel; hands up at sides; five hoops hanging from each ear; tongue stuck out
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Ethel Morrison Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 98.37.1
Added to Site: February 28, 2009