Unidentified Kerewa maker
Moinamu village
Papuan Gulf
Papua New Guinea


collected in 1966

Wood, natural pigments (red, white, and black)

Overall: 32 11/16 in. (83 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Evelyn A. J. Hall and John A. Friede



Place Made: Papua New Guinea, Melanesia, Oceania


20th century

Object Name

Musical Instrument

Research Area


Not on view

Exhibition History

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.


Collected by Thomas Schultz, 1966; Evelyn A. J. Hall and her son John A. Friede, New York, 1980; given to present collection, 1983.

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