Plaque

Abelam people, Maprik Region, Papua New Guinea, Melanesia, Oceania

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Wood and pigment

Overall: 63 1/2 in. (161.29 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Lent by Valerie Franklin

EL.990.54.27990

Geography/Culture

Oceania, Melanesia

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact

Classification

Oceania

On view

Exhibition History

Art and Culture in New Guinea Societies: The Abelam and their Neighbors, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 47, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 28-April 30, 2000.

The Art of Papua New Guinea: Selections from the Harry A. Franklin Family Collection, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 1, 1993-February 13, 1995.

Publication History

Jane Benson Ackerman, The Hood Museum of Art: Ten Years of Making Art at Home in the Upper Valley, Upper Valley Magazine, November/December 1995, Volume 9, No. 6, Van Etten, Inc., 1995, pp. 22-29, ill. p. 26

Provenance

Harry A. Franklin, Los Angeles, California 1950; Harry A. Franklin Family, Los Angeles, California, 1983; lent to present collection, 1990.

Old Number

O0914

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