Flute Stopper

Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Papua New Guinea, Middle Sepik, Yuat River
Culture:
Biwat people
Medium:
Wood, paint, human hair, fiber
Dimensions:
H. 16 x W. 2 1/2 x D. 2 1/2 in. (40.6 x 6.4 x 6.4 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1574
Not on view
Arthur J. Speyer Jr., Berlin, Germany; Werner Muensterberger, New York, until 1960; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1960, on permanent loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1960–1978