Karawari Figure

Karawari River area
Middle Sepik River
Papua New Guinea


19th century


Overall: 56 3/4 in. (144.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of John A. Friede, Class of 1960



Place Made: Papua New Guinea, Melanesia, Oceania


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not 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.

Recent Acquisitons, Beaumont-May Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June-July 1972.

Sepik Compositions: Line and Form in the Art of Papua New Guinea, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 22, 1997-August 30, 1998.

Publication History

John R. Stomberg, The Hood Now: Art and Inquiry at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2019, p. 107, ill. plate no. 38.


Furman Gallery, New York; John A. Friede, New York; given to present collection, 1968.

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