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Throwing Stick

Date:
mid-19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Republic of the Marshall Islands
Culture:
Marshallese
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H. 24 x Diam. 1 3/4 in. (61 x 4.5 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Implements
Credit Line:
Gift of American Friends of the Israel Museum, 1983
Accession Number:
1983.545.10
Not on view
Hiltrup Mission Museum, Hiltrup, Germany, by ca. 1938 until ca. 1971; Thomas Schultze-Westrum, Munich, Germany and London, ca. 1971–1981; John A. Friede, New York, 1981–1983; Martin and Faith-dorian Wright, New York, in 1983; Israel Museum, Jerusalem, through American Friends of the Israel Museum, New York, in 1983

Kjellgren, Eric. How to Read Oceanic Art. How to Read 3. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2014, pp. 140–41.



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