Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Paddle

Artist:
Chief Chinasapitch
Date:
mid-20th century
Geography:
Indonesia, Papua Province (Irian Jaya), Per village, Asewetsj and Siretsj Rivers region
Culture:
Asmat people
Medium:
Wood, sago palm leaves, fiber
Dimensions:
L. 112 in. (284.5 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Implements
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection; Gift of Nelson A. Rockefeller and Mrs. Mary C. Rockefeller, 1965
Accession Number:
1978.412.1047
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 354
Michael C. Rockefeller Expedition, collected 1961; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1961–1965; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1965–1978

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