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Canoe Model

Date:
early 20th century
Geography:
Papua New Guinea, Aketa village, Aramia River
Culture:
Gogodala people
Medium:
Wood, paint, shell, seeds, buttons, resin
Dimensions:
H. 3 x W. 45 3/4 in. (7.6 x 116.2 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1583
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

Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, no. 202.



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