Headdress

Unidentified Abelam maker, Maprik Region, Papua New Guinea

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Basketry and pigment

Overall: 13 3/8 × 9 13/16 in. (34 × 25 cm)

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

990.54.28098

Geography/Culture

Oceania, Melanesia, Papua New Guinea

Period

20th century

Object Name

Clothing: Headwear

Classification

Oceania

Not on view

Exhibition History

The Primitive Arts of the Sepik River, New Guinea, The Lang Art Galleries, Scripps College, Claremont, California, October 18-December 17, 1960, not listed.

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

Publication History

The Lang Art Galleries, Scripps College, The Primitive Arts of the Sepik River, New Guinea, Claremont, CA: The Lang Art Galleries, Scripps College, 1960, not listed.

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

O1287

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

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