Dance paddle

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
1123
Item name
Dance paddle 
Category
Dance/Performance
Sound
 
Indigenous name
Napa 
Maker
Unrecorded  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Solomon Islands > Temotu (Eastern Islands) Province > Santa Cruz Islands
Map
Collector
Reverend J. B. McCarthy  
Acquisition date
January 01, 1950 
Acquisition method
Foundation Donation from Reverend J. B. McCarthy  
Raw material
Wood (Hibiscus bast), natural pigments, glass beads, cloth, plant fibre string, seeds
Dimensions
H: 920 mm W: 170 mm L: D: 100 mm Circum:

Description

Research notes

From the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibition ‘Solomon Islands: Re-enchantment and the Colonial Shadow’, a scholarly project curated by Diana Young in collaboration with research consultants Graham Baines, Annie Ross, Clive Moore and David Akin, August 2016 – June 2017.

Dance club. The Foundation Donation comprises the items from L. P. Winterbotham's personal collection, which were donated to the University of Queensland in 1948 and form the basis of the Anthropology Museum.

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