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Body Mask

Date:
mid-20th century
Geography:
Indonesia, Papua Province (Irian Jaya), Pupis village, Pomatsj River (northern tributary)
Culture:
Asmat people
Medium:
Fiber, sago palm leaves, wood, bamboo, feathers, seeds, paint
Dimensions:
H. 86 1/4 x W. 32 1/2 x D. 18 1/2 in. (219.1 x 82.6 x 47 cm)
Classification:
Basketry-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection; Gift of Nelson A. Rockefeller and Mrs. Mary C. Rockefeller, 1965
Accession Number:
1978.412.1267
Not on view
Michael C. Rockefeller Expedition, collected 1961; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1961–1965; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1965–1978

Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, no. 116.



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