Papua New Food Hood from Mindimbit Village, Middle Sepik River Area. Beautifully carved and painted with natural paint only, very rare expression. Shell eyes, two heads, cord hanging from the ears and around hands. These hooks are used to hang food from the rafters and thereby keep it out of reach of vermin.Height: 100 cm/39,4 inches. Width : 25 cm/ 9,8 inches. Material: local wood, straw, shells. Any artifact from Papua New Guinea, whether it be a bone dagger or an intricately carved spirit figure, still fairly accurately symbolizes. A living part of the cultural background from which it originates. This unique artefact is a part of our Papua New Guinea collection of primitiv masks, storyboards, shields and.
Statues acquired by collector in Papua New Guinea in the period 1970s. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\Pacific Islands & Oceania".
The seller is "ashantegirl" and is located in this country: SK. This item can be shipped worldwide.