Mask of the Harvest Ritual

Iatmul people, Aibom village, Middle Sepik River, Papua New Guinea, Melanesia, Oceania

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19th-20th century

Wood, sago palm spathe, pigment, raffia, and fiber

Overall: 43 in. (109.22 cm)

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

990.54.27866

Geography/Culture

Oceania, Melanesia

Period

20th century

Object Name

Mask

Classification

Oceania

Not on view

Exhibition History

Faces of Culture: Masks from the Permanent Collection of the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 1, 1991-November 3, 1993.

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; lent to present collection, 1990; given to present collection, 2004.

Old Number

O0315

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