Lime Spatula (Kena)

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

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early 20th century

Ebony wood and lime

Overall: 11 1/4 x 1 in. (28.5 x 2.5 cm)

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

990.54.27804

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.

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

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

O1987

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