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Mortuary Panel

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Artist Unknown (Tshuosh (Sawos))

Date

20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Mortuary Panel, Artist Unknown (Tshuosh (Sawos))
Mortuary Panel: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Woodwork | Wood, bark, raffia, pigment
Size: 57 x 35 x 3 in. (144.78 x 88.9 x 7.62 cm) (irregular)
Creation Place: Oceania, Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Middle Sepik River, Torembi Village
Culture: Tshuosh (Sawos), Oceania, Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Middle Sepik River
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: three sheets of bark joined and attached to a wood frame construction on back; seated female figure depicted, body bordered by a banded line; fringe border around exterior of panel; hands up at sides; five hoops hanging from each ear; tongue stuck out
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Ethel Morrison Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 98.37.1
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009