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Ceremonial Paddle

Object Number:29-93-17
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Austral Islands
Raivavae (uncertain)
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Length: 107.5 cm
Width: 34.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from the Estate of George Byron Gordon, 1927

Description

Wood. Rectangular-butt type; blade has carving arranged in longitudinal bands; handle carved in rings.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Polynesia Gallery (28 Jan 1982 - Jun 2010) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] Davidson, Daniel S. 1947. "The Oceanic Collections of the University Museum". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 12. no. 3-4. pg. 1-109 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 87 (Fig. 24) (middle & lower right) (detail)View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Hall, Henry U. 1921. Wood Carvings of the Austral Islands.. Vol. XII. no. No. 3. pg. 179-199 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 182, 196, 198View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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