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Male Figure (Kawe)

Arts of the Pacific Islands

MEDIUM Carved wood, pigment, seed
DATES 20th century
DIMENSIONS 45 x 7 x 5 1/2 in. (114.3 x 17.8 x 14 cm)  (show scale)
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Gift of Stanley Ross
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CAPTION Asmat. Male Figure (Kawe), 20th century. Carved wood, pigment, seed, 45 x 7 x 5 1/2 in. (114.3 x 17.8 x 14 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Stanley Ross, 62.55.14. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, 62.55.14_acetate_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Male figure thin, attenuated, painted white with details in orange. Carved with center support, geometric designs incised on legs, hands. Condition: Good except center support cracked.
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