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Spirit Board (Gope)

Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Papua New Guinea, Minagoiravi, Wapo River
Culture:
Wapo
Medium:
Wood, paint, fiber
Dimensions:
H x W: 39 3/8 x 17 1/2in. (100 x 44.5cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of Evelyn A. J. Hall and John A. Friede, 1983
Accession Number:
1983.604.3
Not on view
Thomas Schultze-Westrum, Munich, Germany, until 1980; Evelyn A. J. Hall, New York, 1980–1983

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