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Ceremonial Flute (Manyan [?])

Date:
early to mid-20th century
Geography:
Papua New Guinea, Kwoiwut, Middle Sepik River
Culture:
Sawos people
Medium:
Wood, bamboo, fiber, cowrie shells, paint
Dimensions:
H. 59 x W. 7 x D. 5 1/8 in. (149.9 x 17.8 x 13 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Gift of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1969
Accession Number:
1978.412.789
Not on view
[John J. Klejman, New York, until 1961]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1961–1969; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1969-1978

Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, no. 159.



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