Suspension Hook

probably Middle Sepik River, Papua New Guinea, Melanesia, Oceania

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1945-1955

Wood, pigment, resin, Sago leaf raffia, and mother of pearl

Overall: 41 1/2 in. (105.4 cm)

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

990.54.28201

Geography/Culture

Oceania, Melanesia

Period

20th century

Object Name

Suspension hook

Classification

Oceania

On view

Exhibition History

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

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, 2002.

Old Number

O0845

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