- Registration number
- Item name
- Dance ornament
- Indigenous name
- Associated cultural group
- Pacific > Solomon Islands > Makira-Ulawa Province > Owahara (Santa Ana) Island
- Miss Margaret West
- Acquisition date
- July 01, 1977
- Acquisition method
- Museum field work by Miss Margaret West
- Raw material
- wood, lime
- H: 910 mm W: 200 mm L: D: 90 mm Circum:
Carved wood dance ornament with cylindrical handle; curved paddle with a sword fish ? and rows of lime infilled triangles on both sides. Registration number marked with tag.
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.
Man's dancing stick; collected in Honiara in 1977.