AL21 Telefomin Door Board Amitung
Item # .AL21
Description .A Telefomin Door Board or Amitung from the 1960’s. The Telefomin live in the Star Mountains near the source of the Sepik River and are famous for their Door Boards or Amitung. Doorboards always feature similar spiral and geometric motifs and are painted with red, white, and black pigments. An skilled artist usually draws a design with charcoal on the selected timber then the areas around the design are cut away, leaving a low-relief image.
Size .105cm * 20cm (41 1/2″ * 8″)