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Unidentified Fijian maker


collected 1838-1842


Overall: 7 1/2 × 19 11/16 in. (19 × 50 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Acquired in an exchange from the Smithsonian Institution



Place Made: Fiji, Melanesia, Oceania


19th century

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Not on view


Collected by U.S. Exploring Expedition in Fiji, 1838-1842; transferred by order of the United States Congress to the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.(no. 4448), 1857; acquired by the Dartmouth College Museum, Hanover, New Hampshire, in an exchange, 1880's; catalogued, 1913.

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