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Spirit board (Gope)

Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Papua New Guinea, Gulf Province, Gibu village, Turama River
Culture:
Turamarubi people
Medium:
Wood, paint
Dimensions:
H. 75 3/4 x W. 13 3/4 x D. 2 in. (192.4 x 35 x 5.1 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Purchase, Nelson A. Rockefeller Gift, 1961
Accession Number:
1978.412.782
Not on view
Roy James Hedlund, until 1961; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1961–1978

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