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Dance Paddle (?)

Date:
ca. 1820–40
Geography:
French Polynesia, Austral Islands
Culture:
Austral Islanders
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H. 52 3/8 in. (133 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Implements
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Purchase, Nelson A. Rockefeller Gift, 1961
Accession Number:
1978.412.774
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 353
William O. Oldman, London; [John J. Klejman, New York, until 1961]; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1961–1978

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, 182, 303-4.

Kjellgren, Eric. How to Read Oceanic Art. How to Read 3. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2014, pp. 154–57.



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