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Painting from a Ceremonial House Ceiling

Artist:
Kurumbai, Wanyi clan
Artist:
Workshop of Artists of Mariwai Village
Date:
1973
Geography:
Papua New Guinea, Upper Sepik River
Culture:
Kwoma people, Wanyi clan
Medium:
Sago palm petiole, paint
Dimensions:
H. 39 1/4 x W. 15 1/4 in. (99.7 x 38.7 cm)
Classification:
Bark-Paintings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Rogers Fund and Mr. and Mrs. David Nash and Anonymous Gifts, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.372.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 354
#1716. Painting from a Ceremonial House Ceiling, Part 1
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#1742. Painting from a Ceremonial House Ceiling, Part 2
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#1181. Kids: Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas, Part 1
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#1182. Kids: Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas, Part 2
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[Artists of Mariwai Village, Papua, New Guinea, 1973]; Douglas Newton, New York, as agent, until 1975

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