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Canoe Splashboard

early to mid-20th century
Papua New Guinea
Massim people
Wood, paint
H. 24 x W. 24 x D. 3 in. (61 x 61 x 7.6 cm)
Credit Line:
From the Tobias Schneebaum collection, Gift of Cary Schneebaum, Jeff Schneebaum and Randy Slakter, 2009
Accession Number:
Not on view
Collected ca. 1973 in southwest New Guinea by Tobias Schneebaum, New York, until (d.)2005; Randy Slakter, Cary Schneebaum, and Jeff Schneebaum, 2005–2009

Gell, Alfred. "The Technology of Enchantment and the Enchantment of Technology." In Anthropology, Art, and Aesthetics, edited by Jeremy Coote. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1992.

Campbell, Shirley F. The art of Kula. Oxford and New York: Berg Publishers, 2002.

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