Bark Painting

Unidentified Kwoma maker, Washkuk Mountains, Middle Sepik River or Upper Sepik River, Papua New Guinea

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Bark painting, Sago palm spathe and pigment

Overall: 50 × 14 3/4 in. (127 × 37.5 cm)

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

990.54.28115

Geography/Culture

Oceania, Melanesia, Papua New Guinea

Period

20th century

Object Name

Building Component

Classification

Oceania

Not on view

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

O1468

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