Kena (Lime Spatula)

Trobriand Islands
Milne Bay Province
Papua New Guinea



Overall: 18 11/16 × 1 3/4 in. (47.5 × 4.5 cm)

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



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


20th century

Object Name

Personal Gear: Lime Container

Research Area


Not on view

Exhibition History

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.


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.

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