Bark Painting

Unidentified Abelam maker, Western Wosera Area, Maprik Region, Papua New Guinea

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Bark painting, Pigment, sago palm spathe

Overall: 51 × 16 1/2 in. (129.5 × 41.9 cm)

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

990.54.28114

Geography/Culture

Oceania, Melanesia, Papua New Guinea

Period

20th century

Object Name

Building Component

Classification

Oceania

Not on view

Exhibition History

Sepik Compositions: Line and Form in the Art of Papua New Guinea, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 22, 1997-August 31, 1998.

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

O1467

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