Carrying Dish (Coolimon)

Central Australia


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about 1960

Wood and pigment

Overall: 21 5/16 × 8 5/16 × 3 3/8 in. (54.1 × 21.1 × 8.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Kenneth and Sara Hale in memory of Robert Locke Hale, Class of 1931, and Floyd Orlin Hale, Class of 1903



Place Made: Australia, Oceania


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view

Course History

ANTH 74, The Human Spectrum, Nate Dominy, Spring 2022

Exhibition History

Dreaming of Country: Painting, Place, and People in Australia, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March-December 2004.

Publication History

Barbara Thompson, Dreaming of Country: Painting, Place, and People in Australia, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2004, pp. 3, ill. pp. 3.


Collected in Australia by Sarah Whitaker Hale (1932-2011) and Kenneth Locke Hale (1934-2001), 1960; given to present collection, 1996.

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