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Object Number:42-30-481
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Solomon Islands
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Plant Fiber
Length: 78 cm
Width: 15 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942

Description

Polished wood. Paddle-like with carinated blade with medial and transverse ridge on each face and with point. Grip near the flat semi-circular pommel wrapped with plaited red reed which forms carrying loop.


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