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Object Number:83-37-7
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Asmat
Provenience: Southwest Coast, New Guinea
New Guinea
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Iconography:Woman
Height: 65.5 cm
Width: 23.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Benjamin Bernstein in honor of Evelyn Glauser Bernstein, 1983
Other Number:9414 - Other Number

Description

Female figure, arms and legs flexed and curved. Body, arms and legs decorated with incised crescents filled with white pigment. White pigment also in eyes, nose, ears, mouth, navel, vagina. Metal bars in feet for mounting.


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