Collections: Arts of the Pacific Islands

  • 1st Floor
    Arts of Africa, Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden
  • 2nd Floor
    Arts of Asia and the Islamic World
  • 3rd Floor
    Egyptian Art, European Paintings
  • 4th Floor
    Contemporary Art, Decorative Arts, Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art
  • 5th Floor
    Luce Center for American Art

On View: Attendants of Hatshepsut

The zigzag pattern on the band at the top of this fragment represents water. The original scene showed a religious procession of boats carry...

Hiroshige's One Hundred Famous Views of Edo

Hiroshige's 118 woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-nineteenth-century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese art.

    On View: Tile

    These tiles set in a plain, painted wooden frame were probably arranged in this manner for display in a showroom, as opposed to the more ela...

     
     
    Lizard Figure (Moko Miro)Figure (Kareau)Spirit Figure (Bioma or Agiba)Ancestral Figure (Korwar)Fan HandleGable Mask (Koruru)Figure (Hampatong) Representing a Male and FemaleAncestor Figure (Adu Zatua)Cord HandleCeremonial ShieldFigure (Uli)Mask (Kavat)Necklace (Lei Niho Palaoa)Headdress (Peue Ei)DrumAncestral Figure (Ngwalndu)Ancestral Figue (Ngwalndu)StoolStopper for a Lime Container in the Form of a BirdMask (Pwemwe)Grave MarkerMale FigureAncestor Figure (Adu Bihara)Ancestor Figure (Adu Bihara)Food Pounder (Kea Tuki Popoi)Mask (Rom)Dance OrnamentMask (Ges)Lizard Figure ( Moko Miro)Canoe Breakwater (Rajim)Stilt Step (Tapuvae)Stilt Step (Tapuvae)Ancestor Figure (Iene)HeaddressAncestral SkullMask (Tatanua)Dance StaffClub (Uu)Spirit Board (Gope)Spirit FigureHeaddressEffigy Figure (Rambaramp)Dance OrnamentHead (Parata)Mask (Tatanua)Pendant (Hei-tiki)Treasure Box with Lid (Wakahuia)Ancestral Figure (Ngwalndu)Mask (Kanipu)Shield (Jamasj)Door lintel (Pare or Korupe)Canoe Prow (Tauihu)Food BowlCarved and Painted Board (Gope)Club

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    Highlights from the Pacific Islands Collection on the Web

    In the spirit of recent discussions about making our collection more available to view online, I wanted to take this opportunity to highlight a small…

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    Highlights from the Pacific Islands Collection on the Web

    In the spirit of recent discussions about making our collection more available to view online, I wanted to take this opportunity to highlight a small…

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    Resurrected Abelam Bark Painting Returned to View
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    Highlights from the Pacific Islands Collection on the Web
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