Fern Figure

West Ambrym Island, Vanuatu (New Hebrides), Melanesia, Oceania

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collected mid-20th century

Fernwood

Overall: 78 in. (198.12 cm)

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

990.54.28197

Geography/Culture

Oceania, Melanesia

Period

20th century

Object Name

Figure

Classification

Oceania

Not on view

Exhibition History

Monumental Figural Sculpture from the Melanesian Collection, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 6-March 31, 1996.

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

O1611

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