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Unidentified maker (Pohnpei Island)


Wood, thread

Overall: 16 7/8 × 15 9/16 in. (42.8 × 39.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Professor Alfred Frank Whiting



Place Made: Pohnpei Island, Caroline Islands, Micronesia, Oceania

Object Name

Written Communication

Research Area


Not on view

Course History

FILM 48, SART 17, The Map, Mary Flanagan, Summer 2012

ANTH 12.13, Moving House in Prehistory, Benjamin Valentine, Spring 2015


Collected by Alfred Frank Whiting (1912-1978); given to present collection, 1974.

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