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

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
26128
Item name
Dance paddle 
Category
Dance/Performance
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Unrecorded  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea
Map
Collector
Mr Burkett 
Acquisition date
January 12, 1989 
Acquisition method
Donated by Mrs Marjorie and Mr Joseph Stick 
Raw material
wood; pigment; plant fibre (Hibiscus sp.)
Dimensions
H: 960 mm W: 120 mm L: D: 140 mm Circum:

Description

Research notes

See similar clubs 739, 753, 2282, 10182, 19459 and 28422 from Santa Cruz Islands, Solomon Islands.

Items 26092 to 26133 are believed to have been collected by Mrs Stick's uncle, a Mr Burkett, who was a seaman working on a steamboat around the Australian coast and probably collected these items between 1900 and 1915 [ref donor file].

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