Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Pectoral Ornament

Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Papua New Guinea, Aitape region
Culture:
North coast, Aitape region
Medium:
Pig tusks, nassa shells, seeds, fiber, resin
Dimensions:
H. 9 3/8 x W. 7 7/8 x D. 16 in. (23.8 x 20 x 40.6 cm)
Classification:
Beads-Ornaments
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1615
Not on view
Koninklijk Instituut voor de Tropen, Amsterdam, Holland, until 1961; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1961, on permanent loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1961–1978

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