Club

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Registration number
778
Item name
Club 
Category
Fighting
Hunting
Throwing
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
May 12, 1949 
Acquisition method
Foundation Donation from G. F. Cook 
Dimensions
H: W: L: D: Circum:

Description

long slender handle, cross-hatched twine binding at the head end. Twine binding at the other end. The club head is disc shaped with a clump of feathers on top. Handle length 86cm, 4cm width. Head length is 8cm, 17.5cm width.

Research notes

The Foundation Donation comprises the items from L. P. Winterbotham's personal collection, which were donated to the University of Queensland in 1948 and form the basis of the Anthropology Museum.

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