Suspension hook

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

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early 20th century

Black wood

Overall: 11 1/4 in. (28.6 cm)

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

990.54.27223

Geography/Culture

Oceania, Melanesia, Papua New Guinea

Period

20th century

Object Name

Suspension hook

Classification

Oceania

Not on view

Exhibition History

Religious Symbols in the Art of New Guinea, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 47 & 53, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 17-May 16, 1999.

Peoples of Oceania: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 47, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 1-30, 1995.

Ancestors, Spirits, and Families: Expressing Relationships in Melanesian Art, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 47, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 11-June 30, 1996.

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

O0203

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