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Object Number:2003-32-152
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Hebrides
Plant Fiber
Length: 81.5 cm
Width: 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.16619 - Other Number


Flared head, under which are four round lobes. Thick fiber rope wound around grip and forming carrying loop. See Ethnology of Vanuatu Pl. 57, Fig. 17, northern Malekula. Exhibited at l'Exposition universelle de Paris 1900.


[Book] Speiser, Felix. 1990. Ethnology of Vanuatu: An early twentieth century study.. Crawford House Press. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pl. 57, Fig. 17View Objects related to this Type Citation

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