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Door
Door
Date:
19th–20th century
Location:
de Young
Gallery 31
Century:
Media:
Wood
Dimensions:
165.1 x 53.3 x 5.1 cm (65 x 21 x 2 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Oceania
Culture/People:
Tetum People
Provenance:

Nagata Collection, Tokyo, Japan

Accession Number:
2004.114.1
Acquisition Date:
2004-12-09
Credit Line:

Gift of Georgia Sales

This door's carved imagery is clearly female, but the motif that rises from the central geometric design and pair of protruding breasts is also a male warrior's crest.

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