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paddle, club
Date Made/Found: before 1887
Material and Medium: wood, pigment, plant fibre
Dimensions: Overall: 170 x 70 x 1223mm (6 11/16 x 2 3/4 x 48 1/8in.)
Place Object Found: Solomon Islands (archipelago), New Ireland province
Accession Number: J87.152
Carved wooden paddle or club with leaf shaped blade and decorative handle which has plaited cord wrapped around it. Handle is carved with openwork border round squares design cut out of fine lines. Above, there is a carved face with ring on each side (broken on one side) and a heart shaped panel on top of it. Top part of handle is painted with black and white pigments.
Display Location: In Store
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