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Lower Sepik River, Papua New Guinea, Melanesia, Oceania

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20th century

Wood and red, green, black, and white paint

Overall: 70 in. (177.8 cm)

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

990.54.27396

Geography/Culture

Oceania, Melanesia

Period

20th century

Object Name

Armament: Body Armor

Classification

Oceania

Not on view

Exhibition History

Changing Traditions in Pacific Art, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 38, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 7-November 10, 2002.

Sepik Compositions: Line and Form in the Art of Papua New Guinea, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 22, 1997-August 31, 1998.

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

O0944

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