Gourd Lime Container

Trobriand Islands


1970s or 1980s

Gourd, decorated with burnt-in designs, rolled banana leaves and a pig tusk

Overall: 8 7/16 × 6 11/16 × 6 11/16 in. (21.5 × 17 × 17 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Cynthia and Douglas McCollum in memory of Audrey and Robert McCollum



Place Made: Trobrian Islands, Papua New Guinea, Melanesia, Oceania


20th century

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Research Area


Not on view


Collected by Audrey and Robert McCollum; to thier children, Cynthia and Douglas McCollum; given to present collection, 2018.

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