Sword Club


From: Australia | Queensland

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number 2006-10-1
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Australia | Queensland
Date Made 1800-1899
Section Oceanian
Materials Wood | Fiber | Gum

Long, flat paddle shaped sword club. Traces of gum and fragments of twisted cord on grip. Undecorated: used for fighting. See similar example from Northeast Queensland in Aboriginal Australia, p. 174 N 284. Good condition.

Height 11 cm
Length 143.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of Brooklyn Museum, 2006
Other Number 47.131.22 - Other Number

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