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Spirit board. Gope
Title:
Spirit board. Gope
Date:
19th–early 20th century
Location:
de Young
Gallery 30
Century:
Media:
Wood And Pigment
Dimensions:
130 x 34 x 4 cm (51 3/16 x 13 3/8 x 1 9/16 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Oceania
Culture/People:
Meagoma Village; Northeastern Kiwai Language Speakers (Gope Dialect)
Provenance:

"Collected by Thomas Schultze-Westrum in 1966." (Catalog #462, New Guinea Art: Masterpieces from the Jolika Collection of Marcia and John Friede, 2005, Volume 2, p. 162.)

Accession Number:
2007.44.9
Acquisition Date:
2007-10-11
Credit Line:

Gift of Marcia and John Friede in honor of Diane B. Wilsey and Harry S. Parker III