Arrow

Goodenough Bay, Papua New Guinea

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collected 1944

Bamboo and wood

Overall: 60 3/4 × 5/8 in. (154.3 × 1.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Richard E. Stoiber, Class of 1932; Collected by Frank Gilbert, Class of 1932

999.16.30473

Geography/Culture

Oceania, Melanesia, Papua New Guinea

Period

20th century

Object Name

Armament

Classification

Oceania

Not on view

Provenance

Collected by Frank Gilbert, Class of 1932, while on Navy duty in 1944 (World War II). Mr. Gilbert traded t-shirts and cigarettes in exchange for the arrows; given to Professor Richard Edwin Stoiber, Norwich, Vermont by Frank Gilbert‘s wife, Dorothy, in 1994; given to present collection, 1999.

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