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Figure (Bioma)

Arts of the Pacific Islands

CULTURE Era River
MEDIUM Wood, natural pigments (red, white, and black)
DATES early 20th century
DIMENSIONS 39 3/4 x 18 3/8 x 3 in. (101 x 46.7 x 7.6 cm)  (show scale)
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 83.246.3
CREDIT LINE Gift of Marcia and John Friede and Mrs. Melville W. Hall
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Era River. Figure (Bioma), early 20th century. Wood, natural pigments (red, white, and black), 39 3/4 x 18 3/8 x 3 in. (101 x 46.7 x 7.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Marcia and John Friede and Mrs. Melville W. Hall, 83.246.3. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, 83.246.3.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION The object is a male figure (bioma or agiba) carved in low relief. Its overall condition is fair. From the proper right arm, one small fragment has been broken off and is missing. On the back of the proper left arm is a vertical crack. Most white paint areas on the front of the object are stable.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (73%)
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