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Slit Gong

Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Papua New Guinea, Lower Sepik, Ramu River region
Culture:
Bosmun (Bosngun) people (?)
Medium:
Wood, lime
Dimensions:
H. 12 5/8 x W. 42 1/2 in. (32 x 108 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Musical Instruments
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1467
Not on view
[Julius Carlebach Gallery, New York, until 1952]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1952, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1957–1978

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