X63.642 Ceremonial house painting

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Object Name: Ceremonial house painting

Artist: Unknown

Culture: Iatmul peoples

Place of Origin: Tambanum village, Middle Sepik River, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea

Date/Era: Early or mid-20th century

Medium/Materials: Sago palm (Metroxylon sagu) spathe, pigment, wood, bamboo, plant fiber

Dimensions: L: 243 cm

Credit Line: Fowler Museum at UCLA. Gift of Dr. and Mrs. George Kennedy.

Accession Number: X63.642

Description

Source: Marla C. Berns, World Arts, Local Lives: The Collections of the Fowler Museum at UCLA. Fowler Museum, Los Angeles, 2014.

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