Unidentified Abelam or Plains Arapesh maker
Western Wosera Area
Papua New Guinea
Bark painting, Sago palm spathe and pigment
Overall: 67 × 15 in. (170.2 × 38.1 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Harry A. Franklin Family Collection
Place Made: Papua New Guinea, Melanesia, Oceania
Not on view
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.
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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