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Architectural Ornament

Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Vanuatu, Malakula
Culture:
Malakula
Medium:
Bark, leaves, bamboo, vegetable fiber, paint
Dimensions:
H. 62 1/4 x W. 38 3/8 x D. 4 3/4in. (158.1 x 97.5 x 12.1cm)
Classification:
Bark-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1447
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 354
Wolfgang Paalen, Taxco, Mexico; [Ralph C. Altman, Los Angeles, until 1955]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1955, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1956–1978

Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, no. 38.



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