Lagoon Canoe Prow

Unidentified Murik maker, Papua New Guinea

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1900-1950

Ironwood

Overall: 17 15/16 × 9 5/8 in. (45.5 × 24.5 cm)

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

990.54.27948

Geography/Culture

Oceania, Melanesia, Papua New Guinea

Period

20th century

Object Name

Transportation: Water

Classification

Oceania

Not on view

Exhibition History

Melanesian Art: The Sepik River and Abelam Hill Country, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26-December 8, 2019.

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, 1997.

Old Number

O0786

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