Suspension Hook

Middle Sepik River, Papua New Guinea, Melanesia, Oceania

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Late Transitional Period, probably pre-war

Wood Pigment ~ White ~ Red

Overall: 31 3/4 in. (80.645 cm)

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

990.54.27965

Geography/Culture

Oceania, Melanesia

Period

20th century

Object Name

Suspension hook

Classification

Oceania

Not on view

Exhibition History

Ancestors, Spirits, and Families: Expressing Relationships in Melanesian Art, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 47, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 11-June 30, 1996.

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, 1991.

Old Number

O0822

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