German New Guinea
Flat lenticular stone blade, wood haft, rattan peel lashings. The blade is bound between two pieces of wood which are in turn lashed to the shorter arm of an "L" formed by the trunk and branch of a sapling or the larger and smaller branches of a tree. End of handle shaped, with three carved rings. A crack near the end is held together with a ring of plaited rattan peel.
Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.)
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