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Dance Costume

Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Papua New Guinea, Middle Sepik River region
Culture:
Iatmul people
Medium:
Fiber wook, grass, shell, seeds, paint
Dimensions:
H. 72 x W. 24 1/2 x D. 23 1/2 in. (182.9 x 62.2 x 59.7 cm)
Classification:
Basketry-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Gift of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1968 and Purchase, Nelson A. Rockefeller Gift, 1967
Accession Number:
1978.412.1516
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 354
[Everett Rassiga, New York, until 1967]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1967, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1967–1968; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1968–1978

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. 170.



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