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Indo-Pacific Art

Dance Paddle

19th century

Wood with pigment

25 3/16 × 9 5/8 × 13/16 in. (64 × 24.5 × 2 cm)
Gift of the Rubin-Ladd Foundation
2019.24.1
Geography: 
Made in Trobriand Islands, Massim, Papua New Guinea
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Trobriand Islands
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Performing Arts
Provenance: 

James Feilden, Great Britain,1890s. Rubin-Ladd Foundation, New York, 2006; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven.

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