Carved wooden lime spatula with split clapper handle. Both sides of the handle have been incised with three bands of a geometric design. The spatulate end is flat and tapers towards the handle.
Place details: OCEANIA MELANESIA. Papua New Guinea / Massim district? . Local Name: Materials: Wood Plant / ?. Processes: Carved / Incised / ?. Dimensions: L = 330 mm W = 40 mm Field Collector: Unknown When Collected: By 1994 PRM Source: Hampshire County Museums Service Acquired: Transferred 1994 1
KEYWORD: Lime Accessory / Spatula / ?Musical Instrument / Betel Accessory / Clappers / CLASS: Narcotic / Tool ? / ?Music / ?.MUSIC CLASS: 1 - Idiophones. MUSIC NAME: clapper.