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Ritual Staff (Tunggal Panaluan)

Date:
19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Indonesia, Sumatra
Culture:
Toba Batak people
Medium:
Wood, cotton, horse hair
Dimensions:
H: 71 in. (180.3 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of Fred and Rita Richman, 1988
Accession Number:
1988.124.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 355
[Ali Bassa, Medan, Sumatra, until 1977]; Fred and Rita Richman, New York, 1977–1988

Kjellgren, Eric. Oceania: Art of the Pacific Islands in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York and New Haven: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2007, 121, 207-9.



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