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Ornaments for a Body Mask

Date:
mid-20th century
Geography:
Indonesia, Papua Province (Irian Jaya), Ambisu village, Ajip River region
Culture:
Asmat people
Medium:
Fiber, sago palm leaves, wood, cloth
Dimensions:
H. 13 × W. 16 × D. 1 3/8 in. (33 × 40.6 × 3.5 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:
1978.412.1282b
Not on view
Michael C. Rockefeller Expedition, collected 1961; David Eyde, until 1963; Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1963–1965; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1963–1978

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