Indo-Pacific Art

Ancestor Figure (Korwar)

19th century

Wood with glass beads

23.81 x 10.48 cm (9 3/8 x 4 1/8 in.)
Lent by Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
TR2013.15567.31
Geography: 
Made in Cenderawasih Bay, Biak Island, New Guinea, Cenderawasih Bay, Biak Island, Indonesia
Culture: 
Indonesia, West Papua, Cenderawasih Bay, Biak Island
Classification: 
Sculpture
Status: 
On view
Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.

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