Dagger with incised designs

Wewak Area, North Coast, Papua New Guinea, Melanesia, Oceania

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probably 1920s

Incised cassowary tibiotarsus bone

Overall: 12 1/8 x 1 3/4 in. (30.8 x 4.5 cm)

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

990.54.27815.5

Geography/Culture

Oceania, Melanesia

Period

20th century

Object Name

Armament: Edged

Classification

Oceania

Not on view

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

O3017

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