Female figure (nogwi)

Kwoma peoples, Papua New Guinea
19th–20th century


Object Place: Kwoma people, Upper Sepik River, Papua New Guinea

Dimensions

99.06 cm (39 in.)

Accession Number

1992.411

Medium or Technique

Wood, pigment, fiber, shell

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Sculpture

Provenance

Collected in Yambun, Papua New Guinea. Bruce Seaman, Tahiti. May 21, 1986, sold by Wayne Heathcote (dealer), New York, to William and Bertha Teel, Marblehead, MA; 1992, partial gift of William and Bertha Teel to the MFA; 2014, acquired fully with the bequest of William Teel to the MFA. (Accession Dates: June 30, 1992 and February 26, 2014)

Credit Line

Gift of William E. and Bertha L. Teel