Stopper for a Lime Container in the Form of a Bird
- Artist: Iatmul (Culture)
- Medium: Wood, clay, pigment, fiber, shell
- Geographical Location: East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
- Dates: 19th century
- Dimensions: 14 1/2 x 2 3/4 x 1 1/8 in. (36.8 x 7 x 2.9 cm)
- Collection: Arts of the Pacific Islands
- Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H7, TOP
- Accession Number: 51.197.1
- Image: 51.197.1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 0,
An ornamental stopper carved in the form of a bird and painted red and white. It was probably used as a stopper for a flute. It has a number 6960 on its base.
Condition: Good, but there is some cracking of paint near the top of the crest.