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Warrior's Neck Ornament

Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Papua New Guinea, Admiralty Islands, Manus Province
Culture:
Matankol
Medium:
Wood, frigate bird feathers, glass beads, cloth, fiber, parinarium nut resin
Dimensions:
H. 16 3/4 x W. 6 3/4 x D. 1/2 in. (42.5 x 17.2 x 1.3 cm)
Classification:
Feathers-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1657
Not on view
Count Etienne de Ganay, collected on the La Korrigane expedition, 1934, on loan to Musee de l'Homme, Paris, 1934– ca. 1962; [Henri Kamer, New York and Paris, until 1962]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1962, on permanent loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1962–1978

Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, no. 73.



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