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Elema people

Elema people

Papua New Guinea


Artist's cultural association:
Elema people
Hohao [spirit board] before 1950 Title Notes: previously misidentified as Gope board with stylized human figure and extensions top and bottom, in red, black and white
Place made: Gulf province, Papua New Guinea Melanesia
Materials & Technique: sculptures, wood, paint

Primary Insc: Papua New Guinea
Dimensions: 126.0 h cm
Acknowledgement: Max Ernst Collection, purchased 1985
Accession No: NGA 85.1851