Miniature Mask

Unidentified Murik maker, Lower Ramu River, North Coast, Papua New Guinea

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about 1930-1950

Wood, lime, paint

Overall: 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm)

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

990.54.27384

Geography/Culture

Oceania, Melanesia, Papua New Guinea

Period

20th century

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact: Mask

Classification

Oceania

Not on view

Exhibition History

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; bequeathed to the Harry A. Franklin Family Collection, Los Angeles, California, 1983; given to present collection, 1990.

Old Number

O0922

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