Suspension hook

probably Chambri people, Middle Sepik River, Papua New Guinea, Melanesia, Oceania

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early 20th century

Wood ~ Black

Overall: 11 1/4 in. (28.575 cm)

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

990.54.27223

Geography/Culture

Oceania, Melanesia

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.

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.

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.

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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