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Spoon

Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Papua New Guinea, Upper Sepik River
Culture:
Wogumas (?)
Medium:
Coconut shell
Dimensions:
H . 2 1/4 x W. 2 1/2 x D. 5 7/8 in. (5.7 x 6.4 x 14.9 cm)
Classification:
Gourd-Implements
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1785
Not on view
McDonough, until 1968; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1968, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1968–1978

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