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early 20th century
Papua New Guinea, Aramia River
Gogodala people
Wood, paint, seeds, resin, shell, fiber
H. 8 1/8 x W. 4 x D. 2 3/4 in. (20.6 x 10.2 x 7 cm)
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
Not on view
Paul Wirz, Switzerland, by 1930–(d.) 1955, collected from native owner; by descent to Dadi Wirz, Switzerland, 1955–1960; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1960, on permanent loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1960–1978

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