Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Canoe Board (Gope)

Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Papua New Guinea, Fly River region
Culture:
Kiwai people
Medium:
Wood, paint
Dimensions:
H. 32 1/4 in. (81.9 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Gift of Allan Frumkin, 1961
Accession Number:
1978.412.768
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 354
Mr. and Mrs. Allan Frumkin, New York, until 1961; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1961–1978

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, no. 204.

Kjellgren, Eric. Oceania: Art of the Pacific Islands in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York and New Haven: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2007, 81, 131-2.



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