Bow

Unidenttified maker (Bougainville Island)

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about 1840

Wood

Overall: 79 5/8 × 1 5/8 in. (202.3 × 4.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of the Smithsonian Institution

13.24.841

Geography/Culture

Oceania, Melanesia, Solomon Islands

Period

19th century

Object Name

Armament

Classification

Oceania

Not on view

Provenance

Possibly collected by U.S. Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842; transferred by order of the United States Congress to the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. (no. 3881), 1857; acquired by the Dartmouth College Museum, Hanover, New Hampshire, in an exchange, 1880‘s; catalogued, 1913.

Old Number

U.S. Exploring Expedition Peale # 579; Smithsonian Instutitue # 3881; RED # 13.272

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