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Spirit board. Gope
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

Carved from one piece of wood with relief design and painted with red, white and black pigment.

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