X2011.11.1 The Forbidden Tree of Lawe’s Parotia

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Object Name: The Forbidden Tree of Lawe’s Parotia, Ömie Mountains, and Beaks of Blyth’s hornbill (Mairi’e jeje ‘oho’ darohu’e, buboriano’e)

Artist: Ivy-Rose Sirimi (b. 1974)

Culture: Ömie peoples

Place of Origin: Duharenu Village, Oro Province, Papua New Guinea

Date/Era: 2009

Dimensions: 153 x 77 cm

Medium/Materials: Bark fiber, natural pigment

Credit Line: Fowler Museum at UCLA. Purchased by the Fowler Textile Council.

Accession Number: X2011.11.1

Description

Source: Marla C. Berns, World Arts, Local Lives: The Collections of the Fowler Museum at UCLA. Fowler Museum, Los Angeles, 2014.

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