Unidentified Kerewa maker
Papua New Guinea
Cassowary feathers (diware), split cane, bark fiber string, fiber
Overall: 9 7/16 × 12 5/8 in. (24 × 32 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Professor William Patten, Class of 1908H
Place Made: Papua New Guinea, Melanesia, Oceania
Place Made: Papuan Gulf, Papua New Guinea, Melanesia, Oceania
Not on view
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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