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Arm Ornament

Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Papua New Guinea, Prince Alexander Mountains, Middle Sepik River
Culture:
Abelam people
Medium:
Bone, pigment
Dimensions:
H. 1 x W. 12 in. (2.5 x 30.5 cm)
Classification:
Bone/Ivory-Ornaments
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Gift of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1970
Accession Number:
1978.412.1561
Not on view
Catholic Mission, Father John Vegvari, Papua New Guinea, until 1970; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1970–1978

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