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Canoe Prow

Date:
mid-20th century
Geography:
Indonesia, Papua Province (Irian Jaya), Komor village, Unir (Undir) River
Culture:
Asmat people
Medium:
Wood, paint, sago palm leaves
Dimensions:
H. 47 1/2 x W. 13 x D. 5 in. (120.7 x 33 x 12.7 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection; Gift of Nelson A. Rockefeller and Mrs. Mary C. Rockefeller, 1965
Accession Number:
1978.412.1131
Not on view
Michael C. Rockefeller Expedition, collected 1961; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1961–1965; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1965–1978

Newton, Douglas. Masterpieces of Primitive Art: The Nelson A. Rockefeller Collection. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1978.



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