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Suspension Hook

Date:
19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Papua New Guinea, Simar or Mutatungri (?), Middle Sepik River
Culture:
Iatmul people
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H. 47 1/2 x W. 3 x D. 6 in. (120.7 x 7.6 x 15.2 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1512
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 354
[Robert L. Stolper Galleries, New York and Los Angeles, 1957]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1957, on permanent loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, 1958–1978

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