Helmet Mask

Krosmeri River, Middle Sepik River, Papua New Guinea, Melanesia, Oceania

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20th century

Basketry Pigment

Overall: 34 in. (86.36 cm)

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

990.54.28031

Geography/Culture

Oceania, Melanesia

Period

20th century

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact: Mask

Classification

Oceania

Not on view

Exhibition History

Recontextualizing 'Primitive' Art: Melanesian and African Works, An Exhibition in Process, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 72, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 29-May 25, 1997.

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

O1024

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