Hand Drum

Unidentified Iatmul maker, Middle Sepik River, Papua New Guinea

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Transitional Period

Wood, resin, and black pigment

Overall: 40 11/16 × 8 7/8 in. (103.4 × 22.5 cm)

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

990.54.27220

Geography/Culture

Oceania, Melanesia, Papua New Guinea

Period

20th century

Object Name

Musical Instrument

Classification

Oceania

Not on view

Exhibition History

Recontextualizing 'Primitive' Art: Melanesian and African Works, An Exhibition in Process, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 72, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 29-May 25, 1997.

Melanesian Art: The Sepik River and Abelam Hill Country, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26-December 8, 2019.

Art and Culture in New Guinea Societies: The Abelam and their Neighbors, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 47, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 28-April 30, 2000.

Provenance

Acquired by Harry A. Franklin (1903-1983), Los Angeles, California, in the 1950s; to the Harry A. Franklin Family Collection, Los Angeles, California, 1983; given to present collection, 1990.

Old Number

O0199

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