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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Oceanic; Polynesian; New Guinean: Asmat
Title:Ceremonial Prow from a Sailboat
Date Made:20th century
Type:Sculpture
Materials:carved and pierced wood
Place Made:Oceania; Polynesia; Papua New Guinea
Measurements:at widest points: 69 x 18 x 2 1/2 in.; 175.26 x 45.72 x 6.35 cm
Narrative Inscription:  unmarked
Accession Number:  SC 1959.241
Credit Line:Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Marcus
Museum Collection:  Smith College Museum of Art
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Description:
ornately carved openwork prow in light colored wood; ceremony; watercraft

Tags:
ceremonies; water; boats

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