- Registration number
- Item name
- Acquisition date
- October 26, 1967
- Acquisition method
- Bequest from Father Leo Hayes
- Raw material
- wood; shell; putty nut (parinarium)
- H: W: 38 mm L: 228 mm D: 33 mm Circum:
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.
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.