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Asmat Art in Western New Guinea

Oceanic and Pacific Art, Asmat Art

Works of Art (8)

Bis Pole, late 1950s, Asmat people, Omadesep village, New Guinea, Papua (Irian Jaya) Province, Indonesia, Wood, paint, fiber (1979.206.1611)
Body Mask (Det), mid-20th century, Asmat people, Ambisu village, New Guinea, Papua (Irian Jaya) Province, Indonesia, Wood, fiber, leaves, paint (1978.412.1282a)
Ceremonial container, mid-20th century, Indonesia (Papua Province), Asmat people, Wood, paint, fiber, cassowary quills, seeds, feathers (2009.502.1)
Drum, mid-20th century, Carved by Omas, New Guinea, Papua Province, Asmat people, Pomatsj River, Sauwa village, Wood, lizard skin, paint, fiber (1978.412.962)
Male Figure, early to mid-20th century, Asmat people, Munu village, New Guinea, Papua (Irian Jaya) Province, Indonesia, Wood, paint, fiber, shell, cassowary quills (1979.206.1589)
Shield, mid-20th century, Asmat people, Monu village, New Guinea, Papua (Irian Jaya) Province, Indonesia, Wood, paint (1978.412.929)
Spirit Canoe (Wuramon), mid-20th century, Asmat people, Yamas village, New Guinea, Papua (Irian Jaya) Province, Indonesia, Wood, paint, fiber (1979.206.1558)
Trumpet (Fu), mid-20th century, New Guinea, Papua Province, Asmat people, Bamboo (1978.412.1022)