Belly Harp

Unidentified Gola maker


about 1964

Wood and string

Overall: 16 9/16 × 16 9/16 × 7 1/2 in. (42 × 42 × 19 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of John W. Hosmer, Jr., Class of 1965



Place Made: Liberia, Western Africa, Africa


20th century

Object Name

Musical Instrument

Research Area


Not on view


Collected by Sister Rachel O.S.H. (Order of St. Helena) (Elizabeth Hosmer, 1908-1988) while Missionary in Liberia, about 1964; given to her nephew (?), John W. Hosmer, Jr., Durham, New Hampshire; given to present collection, 1969.

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