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Title

Suspension hook

mid 20th century
collected 1961

Artists

Unknown Artist

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Middle Sepik River East Sepik Province Papua New Guinea
    Cultural origin
    Wosera-Abelam people
    Dates
    mid 20th century
    collected 1961
    Media category
    Sculpture
    Materials used
    wood
    Dimensions
    132.0 x 23.5 cm
    Credit
    Purchased 1976
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    158.1976
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

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  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

    • Melanesian Art, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 20 Apr 1966–22 May 1966

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

    • Tony Tuckson, Melanesian art, Sydney, 1966, 12. cat.no. 131; 'Hook. Diamond-shaped head, stem flat, three sets of symmetrical points joined by inward curves. Decoration of incised ovals and curved lines. Wood, 52h, Jama (north of Pagwi), Sepik River. Coll: S.G. Moriarty. S207'.