Mask (wau nor)

Murik people, Lower Sepik River, Papua New Guinea, Melanesia, Oceania

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19th-20th century

Wood, cane, rope, lime

Overall: 24 in. (60.96 cm)

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

990.54.27221

Geography/Culture

Oceania, Melanesia

Period

19th-20th century

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact: Mask

Classification

Oceania

Not on view

Exhibition History

The Art of Papua New Guinea: Selections from the Harry A. Franklin Family Collection, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 1, 1993-February 13, 1995

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

O0200

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