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Title

Suspension hook

mid 20th century
collected 1961


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


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



Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


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


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


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'.