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Dance Skirt

Date:
mid-20th century
Geography:
Indonesia, Papua Province (Irian Jaya)
Culture:
Asmat people
Medium:
Fiber
Dimensions:
H. 10 1/2 x W. 23 x D. 32 in. (26.7 x 58.4 x 81.3 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Costumes
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection; Gift of Nelson A. Rockefeller and Mrs. Mary C. Rockefeller, 1965
Accession Number:
1978.412.1317
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

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