Slit Drum

North Ambrym Island, Vanuatu (New Hebrides)

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20th century

Wood

Overall: 132 in. (335.3 cm)

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

990.54.27300

Geography/Culture

Oceania, Melanesia, Vanuatu

Period

20th century

Object Name

Musical Instrument

Classification

Oceania

Not on view

Exhibition History

Monumental Figural Sculpture from the Melanesian Collection, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 6-March 31, 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

O0766

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