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Title

Kwoi (ancestral board)

mid 20th century


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Place where the work was made

Purari River Gulf Province Papua New Guinea


Cultural origin

Namau people


Date

mid 20th century


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

wood, natural earth pigments


Dimensions

117.0 x 29.5 cm


Credit

Purchased 1968


Location

Not on display


Accession number

IA2.1968



Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history