Club

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Registration number
2624
Item name
Club 
Category
Fighting
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Samoa
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1953 
Acquisition method
by Mrs Holland 
Dimensions
H: W: L: D: Circum:

Description

As reported for 1982 Australian Museum survey: Flattened diamond shaped head. Length 63cm (20.5cm handle, 42.5cm head). Wood. Handle 14.5cm circumference. Flat head is 12cm at base, 18cm at top. Down one side is carved 28 'comb like' teeth. Other side there are three bands (3cm wide) of geometric design, etched and inlaied with white paint. Top of head design is 6cm wide band. top of club is hooked.

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