Unidentified Kerewa maker
Papua New Guinea
Split cane, heron feathers (savaiyo), bark fiber string, fiber
Overall: 9 13/16 × 17 5/16 in. (25 × 44 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Professor William Patten, Class of 1908H
Place Made: Papuan Gulf, Papua New Guinea, Melanesia, Oceania
Not on view
Changing Traditions in Pacific Art, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 38, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 7-November 10, 2002.
Coaxing the Spirits to Dance: Art and Society in the Papuan Gulf of New Guinea, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 1-September 17, 2006.
Robert L. Welsch, Virginia-Lee Webb, and Sebastian Haraha, Coaxing the Spirits to Dance: Art and Society in the Papuan Gulf of New Guinea, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2006, ill. p. 88.
Collected by Professor William Patten on Goaribari Island, Gulf of Papua, March 17-23, 1912 (see diary in Archives); given to present collection, 1914.
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