University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 58-17-49
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: New Guinea (uncertain)
Materials:Cane (plant)
Plant Fiber
Credit Line:Bequest of Harry B. Wright, 1958


Made of split cane or reeds bound with red and black string between two carved pieces of wood which extend far enough to make a short handle. Below the hafting the teeth are held by red string intertwined to make a design of two rows of diamonds with small diamond centers separated at top, middle, and bottom by a continuous row of triangles.

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