Head ornament

Indonesian, New Guinea, Papua (Abelam peoples)
early to mid-20th century
Artist Unidentified, Pacific Islander


Dimensions

Overall: 52 x 30 cm (20 1/2 x 11 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1648

Medium or Technique

Wood, pigment

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Asia

Classifications

Sculpture

Provenance

May 15, 2008, anonymous ("property of various owners") sale, Bonham's, New York (auction no. 16124), lot 547 to an anonymous donor; 2008, anonymous year-end gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 21, 2009)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift