Suspension Hook

Unidentified Chambri maker
probably Chambri Lakes
Middle Sepik River
Papua New Guinea


early 20th century, probably Early Inter-War Period (about 1918-1930)

Wood and red and white pigment

Overall: 31 7/16 × 5 13/16 × 1 5/16 in. (79.8 × 14.8 × 3.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Harry A. Franklin Family Collection



Place Made: Papua New Guinea, Melanesia, Oceania


20th century

Object Name

Suspension hook

Research Area


Not on view


Harry A. Franklin, Los Angeles, California 1950; Harry A. Franklin Family, Los Angeles, California, 1983; lent to present collection, 1990; given to present collection, 2019.

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