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A cloth with complex geometric patterns, including linear patterns around the rectangular border, and three star-like shapes in a row at the center. The two outer shapes are almost identical the center shape a different form.
Display|Funerary Cloth
Culture: Fijian
2003.159
A wooden flute with intricate carved designs, which include some human face motifs with inlaid sheel eyes. A carved face near the top appears to have a tongue or a flute-like shape protruding from its mouth.
Flute
Culture: Māori
2003.168
A suspension hook with a standing female figure. The figure's legs end in the hook form of the suspension hook.
Suspension Hook with Female Figure
Origin: Sepik River
2009.90
A carved female figure, seated or squatting with its arms bent and raised, the wrists joined at a knot in front of the chin (like clasped hands). The figure is incised with lines and patterns, including deep incisions running down the sides of the arms and legs, and a chevron-like shape above the left breast.
Seated Female Figure
Culture: Asmat
2010.10
A standing, carved figure, with short legs and a long torso, and arms hanging at its sides.  There are patterns in low relief at the figure's head, shoulders, and upper torso, as well as in a vertical line running down the torso.
Commemorative Figure
Origin: Sepik River
2010.11
A carved, standing abstracted figure, with legs curving inward, a main head between hunched shoulders, and small figures stacked on top of the main head. The torso has shapes carved through it, including a ring-like shape near the stomach.
Commemorative Figure
Culture: Kopar
2010.12
A mask in the form of a human face, surrounded by shapes with carved, woven patterns, and with three horn-like shapes protruding from the top of the head. The face has a small, upturned mouth full of sharp teeth.
Mask
Culture: Torres Strait
2010.13
A charm including four forms, two stones and two aquatic mammals, bound in sennit, tied together and hanging in a vertically stacked order. The smaller mammal is on top followed by the larger mammal, then the two stones at the bottom.
Dugong Hunting Charm
Culture: Torres Strait
2010.16
An unknown object with two heads, one large and one small, at the two ends of a wooden pole. The eyes are inlaid with shell.
Object with Two Carved Heads
Culture: Māori
2010.19
A tall, peg form, with a sharp point at the bottom, intricately carved detail in the middle, and a rounded top. The carved detail in the center involves a pattern of interlocked, braided forms, faces/figures, and many small inlaid shells as eyes.
Weaving Peg
Culture: Māori
2010.21