Engraved Bamboo


From: New Caledonia

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number 2003-32-6
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Kanak
Provenience New Caledonia
Date Made Before 1900
Section Oceanian
Materials Bamboo

Bamboo tube, egraved with words and pictures. From top: AUSTRALIA / European style building flying flag (2 X) / fRENCH soldiers carrying bayonets, axes, and clubs / Kanak house with two men climbing on roof (2 X) / LES MISSIONS / church with cross (2 X) / ROMAIN. Two large splits. Exhibited at l'Exposition universelle de Paris 1900.

Length 70.5 cm
Width 5 cm
Outside Diameter 5 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number 1994.X.11426 - Other Number

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