Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Spoon

Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Papua New Guinea, Gulf Province, Purari River
Culture:
Namau
Medium:
Coconut shell, lime
Dimensions:
Overall: 2 11/16 x 4 7/8 in. (6.81 x 12.38 cm)
Other: 2 11/16 in. (6.81 cm)
Classification:
Gourd-Implements
Credit Line:
Gift of Ellen Barker, 1942
Accession Number:
42.90.48
Not on view
Ellen Barker, until 1942

Lewis, Albert Buel. Decorative Art of New Guinea: Consisting of the two complete publications: Decorative art of New Guinea, incised designs, and Carved and painted designs from New Guinea. New York: Dover Publications, 1973.