- Registration number
- Item name
- Walking stick
- Indigenous name
- Associated cultural group
- Pacific > Solomon Islands > Central Province > Nggela (Florida) Islands > Tulagi, Nggela Sule Island
- Raw material
- Ebony; shell; putty nut (parinarium)
- H: 1105 mm W: 35 mm L: D: 40 mm Circum:
Carved wooden walking stick - small knob forming the handle. Below this is a cross carved - both sides of the cross are inlaid with pearly pink shells. Possible coated in some varnish or laquer.
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.