Carving

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
10158
Item name
Carving 
Category
Sculpture/Carving
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Unrecorded  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Solomon Islands
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
October 26, 1967 
Acquisition method
Bequest from Father Leo Hayes 
Raw material
wood; shell; putty nut (parinarium)
Dimensions
H: W: 38 mm L: 228 mm D: 33 mm Circum:

Description

Part of a walking stick; long and multifaceted with rows of shell inlay; one end is wider with a zigzag incised around the circumference; a narrow section of wood extends from this end; two pieces of orange shell inlaid at each end. Registration number 10158 marked with pen and tag.

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.

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