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Flying fox amulet
Flying fox amulet
Date:
19th–early 20th century
Location:
de Young
Gallery 30
Century:
Media:
Wood
Dimensions:
15.2 x 5.1 x 2.5 cm (6.25 x 2.25 x 1.75 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Oceania
Culture/People:
Murik People
Provenance:

"Collected in Murik in 1928 by Frank Wonder on the Crane Pacific Expedition (Douglas Newton records). Douglas Newton Collection, New York." (Catalog #44, New Guinea Art: Masterpieces from the Jolika Collection of Marcia and John Friede, 2005, Volume 2, p. 89.)

Accession Number:
2007.44.45
Acquisition Date:
2007-10-11
Credit Line:

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

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