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Unidentified Manambu maker, Upper Sepik River, Papua New Guinea

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19th century

Wood, bamboo, rattan

Overall: 57 3/4 in. (146.7 cm)

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

990.54.28151

Geography/Culture

Oceania, Melanesia, Papua New Guinea

Period

19th century

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Armament

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.

Melanesian Art: The Sepik River and Abelam Hill Country, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26-December 8, 2019.

Faces/Voices: The Harry A. Franklin Family Collection of Oceanic Art at Dartmouth College, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 18-March 15, 1992.

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

O1515

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