From: New Hebrides

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

Object Number 42-30-477
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience New Hebrides
Section Oceanian
Materials Wood | Hair | Pigment

Polished wood; remains of red ochre in carving, Paddle-like with long, narrow, lanceolate blade, one edge of which is notched below a roughly rectangular projection at about its middle. Pronounced median ridge on both faces with curved ridges extending onto the projection, which thus is given something of a beak appearance. Pointed end partly wrapped with plaited hair rope.

Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number 6X - Other Number | 17670 - Other Number

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