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Club

Native Name'U'U
Object Number:2003-32-325
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Marquesas Islands
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Technique:Carved
Length: 168 cm
Width: 13.5 cm
Depth: 8.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:1995.X.16530 - Other Number
0,935 (?) - Other Number

Description

Wooden club : late 19th century 'u'u. Heavy wood stained light brown; end of shaft tapering, crooked. Club with three small raised skulls each side of head, which has remains of brown paper. Paris label with "[Ta]hiti." Exhibited at l'Exposition universelle de Paris 1900.

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