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Female figure (nogwi)

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Provenance

Given to the MFA by William and Bertha Teel in 1992. Purchased from Wayne Heathcote, New York, May 1988. Formerly in collection of Bruce Seaman, Tahiti.

Credit Line

Gift of William E. and Bertha L. Teel

Kwoma peoples, Papua New Guinea, 19th–20th century

Object Place

Kwoma people, Upper Sepik River, Papua New Guinea

Dimensions

99.06 cm (39 in.)

Accession Number

1992.411

Medium or Technique

Wood, pigment, fiber, shell

Collections

Africa and Oceania

Classifications

Sculpture