Bark painting

Unidentified Abelam maker
Northern Abelam Area
Maprik Region
Papua New Guinea

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Sago palm spathe, pigment, bamboo

Overall: 65 × 46 in. (165.1 × 116.8 cm)

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

990.54.27575

Geography

Place Made: Papua New Guinea, Melanesia, Oceania

Period

20th century

Object Name

Painting

Research Area

Oceania

Not on view

Exhibition History

Art and Culture in New Guinea Societies: The Abelam and their Neighbors, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 47, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 28-April 30, 2000.

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.

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