Mar 30, 2021
Mar 30, 2021

Spirit-Board

Spirit-Board

before 1930

Painted wood

Overall: 123.2 cm (48 1/2 in.)

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Munro 1971.154

Location

Description

Like other sacred obejcts, spirit-boards were displayed in Elema men's houses. Each board was named after the bush-spirit who inhabited it.

See also
Collection: 
Oceanic Art
Department: 
Oceania
Type of artwork: 
Sculpture
Medium: 
Painted wood

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