Horizontal Slitdrum

Potsdamhafen, Ramu River, North Coast, Papua New Guinea

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19th century

Wood, fiber, red ochre, and lime

Overall: 81 in. (205.7 cm)

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

990.54.27398

Geography/Culture

Oceania, Melanesia, Papua New Guinea

Period

19th century

Object Name

Musical Instrument

Classification

Oceania

Not on view

Exhibition History

Melanesian Art: The Sepik River and Abelam Hill Country, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26-December 8, 2019.

Faces/Voices: The Harry A. Franklin Family Collection of Oceanic Art at Dartmouth College, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 18-March 15, 1992.

Provenance

Collected in 1885 in Bogia, formerly Potsdamhafen, Ex-collection: Linden Museum, Stuttgart, Germany; Harry A. Franklin, Los Angeles, California; Harry A. Franklin Family, Los Angeles, California, 1983; given to present collection, 1990.

Old Number

O0946

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