Suspension Hook

Chambri people, Chambri Lakes, Middle Sepik River, Papua New Guinea, Melanesia, Oceania


Traditional or Early Transitional Period

Wood and black pigment

Overall: 22 in. (55.88 cm)

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



Oceania, Melanesia


20th century

Object Name

Suspension hook



Not on view

Exhibition History

The Art of Papua New Guinea: Selections from the Harry A. Franklin Family Collection, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 1, 1993-February 13, 1995


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; lent to present collection, 1990; given to present collection, 1991.

Old Number


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