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Title

Figure and bird

mid 20th century

Artist

Iatmul people

Papua New Guinea

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  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Middle Sepik River East Sepik Province Papua New Guinea
    Cultural origin
    Iatmul people
    Date
    mid 20th century
    Media category
    Sculpture
    Materials used
    feathers, bark, bone, shells, human hair, ochres, earth pigments, charcoal, grass rope, wood
    Dimensions
    131.0 cm height :

    0 - Whole, 131 cm (51 9/16")

    Credit
    Purchased 1971
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    46.1971
    Artist information
    Iatmul people

    Works in the collection

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  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

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