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Painting from a Ceremonial House Ceiling

Artist:
Numei, Amachi Kalaba
Artist:
Workshop of Artists of Mariwai Village
Date:
1970
Geography:
Papua New Guinea, Washkuk Hills, Mariwai village, Upper Sepik River
Culture:
Kwoma people, Amachi-Kalaba clan
Medium:
Sago palm spathe, paint
Dimensions:
H. 58 1/2 x W. 16 1/2 in. (148.6 x 41.9 cm)
Classification:
Bark-Paintings
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Purchase, Mrs. Gertrud A. Mellon Gift, and Mr. and Mrs. Alan Brandt Gift, in memory of Jacob J. Brandt, 1974
Accession Number:
1978.412.1658
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 354
Created Mariwai village, 1970; [Staempfli Gallery, New York, until 1974]; Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1974–1978

Kjellgren, Eric. How to Read Oceanic Art. How to Read 3. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2014, p. 30.



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