Lime container and stopper

Unidentified probably Iatmul maker, Middle Sepik River, Papua New Guinea

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Late Transitional Period

Bamboo, rattan, wood, cassowary feathers, sago leaf raffia, pigment

Overall: 26 9/16 × 2 3/4 in. (67.5 × 7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Harry A. Franklin Family Collection

990.54.27763

Geography/Culture

Oceania, Melanesia, Papua New Guinea

Period

20th century

Object Name

Personal Gear: Lime Container

Classification

Oceania

Not on view

Provenance

Acquired by Harry A. Franklin (1903-1983), Los Angeles, California, in the 1950s; bequeathed to the Harry A. Franklin Family Collection, Los Angeles, California, 1983; given to present collection, 1990.

Old Number

O1916

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