From: Sumatra | Batu Sangkar

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Native Name Gasong
Object Number P1565
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Minangkebau
Provenience Sumatra | Batu Sangkar
Date Made 1901
Section Oceanian
Materials Metal | Wood

Cylindrical wooden shaft with a twisted channel carved along the entire length. A cylindrical wooden sleeve rotates down the shaft along the channel. One end has a rectangular wooden base and the opposite end has a metal spike inserted into the wood shaft. Metal ring around insertion of point. Gasang.

Length 56 cm
Width 5 cm
Credit Line Gift of H. M. Hiller and Alfred C. Harrison Jr., 1901

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