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Plaque

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Artist Unknown (Abelam)

Date

mid 20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G256
Plaque, Artist Unknown (Abelam)
Plaque: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Sculpture | Wood, pigment
Size: 75 3/4 x 13 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. (192.41 x 34.29 x 16.51 cm)
Creation Place: Oceania, Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Maprik Area, East Sepik Province, Sepik
Culture: Abelam, Oceania, Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Maprik Area
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: reclining male and female figures engaged in sexual intercourse; man wears headdress with two birds; body and face markings in white, brown, orange and yellow
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The John Cowles Family Fund
Accession Number: 2004.107.7
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Added to Site: March 1, 2009