Unidentified maker (Solomon Islands)
collected about 1837-1855
Wood, cord, glue
Overall: 11 1/4 in. (28.5 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Captain Worthen Hall and Polly D. Lovewell Hall
Place Made: Solomon Islands, Melanesia, Oceania
Tools and Equipment: Hunting and Fishing
Not on view
Source unknown, in the Dartmouth College Museum collection by the late 19th century; probably collected by the Whaling Captain Worthen Hall (1802-1887), Croydon, New Hampshire [who sailed with his wife Polly D. Lovewell Hall (1807-1886) and his daughter], 1837-1955; given to his daughter, Mary Elizabeth Hall Hubbard (1849-about 1889), Croydon, New Hampshire [to be credited as a gift from her parents]; bequeathed to present collection, 1889; catalogued, 1913.
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