ISAAC, Vavara [wowara, vowara] concentric woven sculpture; with painted wooden insert which features a man astride the snout of a pig's head Enlarge 1 /1

ISAAC


Artist's cultural association:
Northern New Ireland region
Vavara [wowara, vowara] concentric woven sculpture
with painted wooden insert which features a man astride the snout of a pig's head
Title Notes: *Title changed to "vavara (wowara) concentric woven sculpture" by Michael Gunn who has worked extensively in northern New Ireland with people who both create and use vavara malagan sculptures. [MG 2012 September 28]
Place made: northern New Ireland, New Ireland province, Papua New Guinea Melanesia
Materials & Technique: sculptures, wood, ochres, shells, seeds

Dimensions: 22.0 h x 15.0 w x 47.0 d cm
Accession No: NGA 68.86.A-B