Lime Spatula (Kena)

Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Melanesia, Oceania

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20th century

Ebony wood

Overall: 13 3/16 x 1 3/16 in. (33.5 x 3 cm)

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

990.54.27803

Geography/Culture

Oceania, Melanesia

Period

20th century

Object Name

Personal Gear: Lime Container

Classification

Oceania

Not on view

Exhibition History

Changing Traditions in Pacific Art, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 38, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 7-November 10, 2002.

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.

The Primitive Arts of the Sepik River, New Guinea, The Lang Art Galleries, Scripps College, Claremont, California, October 18-December 17, 1960, not listed.

Publication History

The Lang Art Galleries, Scripps College, The Primitive Arts of the Sepik River, New Guinea, Claremont, CA: The Lang Art Galleries, Scripps College, 1960, not listed.

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

O1986

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