Lime Spatula (Kena)

Trobriand Islands, Massim area, Papua New Guinea, Melanesia, Oceania

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late 19th century

Wood and lime

Overall: 13 3/8 x 1 3/8 x 1 3/16 in. (34 x 3.5 x 3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College

13.2.651

Geography/Culture

Oceania, Melanesia

Period

19th century

Object Name

Personal Gear: Spatula

Classification

Oceania

Not on view

Exhibition History

Ancestors, Spirits, and Families: Expressing Relationships in Melanesian Art, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 47, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 11-June 30, 1996.

Peoples of Oceania: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 47, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 1-30, 1995.

Provenance

Source unknown; donated to Dartmouth College, in the late 18th or 19th century; catalogued, 1913.

Old Number

Red #13.127

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