Canoe Prow Ornament?

Date:
mid-20th century
Geography:
Indonesia, Papua Province (Irian Jaya)
Culture:
Asmat people
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
L. 18 1/4 in. (46.4 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:
1978.412.1336
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