Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Canoe Shield (Utukwei [?])

Date:
early to mid-20th century
Geography:
Papua New Guinea, Swagup village, Middle Sepik River
Culture:
Nggala
Medium:
Sago palm petioles, wood, fiber, paint
Dimensions:
H. 51 x W. 49 x D. 5 in. (129.5 x 124.5 x 12.7 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1705
Not on view
[Stendahl Gallery, New York and Los Angeles, until 1966]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1966, on permanent loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1966–1978

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