- Indigenous name
- Associated cultural group
- Australia > Australia > Western Australia > Western Deserts region > Jigalong Mission
- Raw material
- hardwood, ochre
- H: 710 mm W: 40 mm L: D: 40 mm Circum:
Wooden club. Distal end is carved to a blunt point. Incised markings around the proximal end constituting the "handle". Decorated along length of club with seven bands of light coloured pigment. Length 71 cm, proximal diameter 3 cm, distal diameter 4 cm.
From the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibition 'In the Red; on the vibrancy of things' June 2012 - January 2013.
Visiting Elders from the Jigalong Community (Timmy Paterson and Jimmy?) suggested that the red and white stripes on this item indicate that it may be associated with rainmaking ceremony [21/11/2002].