- Museum number
Bow of palm wood, oval in section, diminishing towards the two ends, at either of which is a band of engraved ornament in relief. String of plaited sinnet.
- Production date
- 19thC (before 1891)
Length: 68 inches (from original registration)
- Curator's comments
See Christy Correspondence (File 'V')
'Ethnographic Collection for Sir John Lubbock' [from the Government of Victoria]. There are two copies of the list which gives further information about the objects. One of these is annotated to show how the collection was divided between the BM [+5586-5677], J Edge Partington and the Natural History Museum.
Christy collection registration slip description, written in 1891?:
New Guinea Redscar Bay
Bow of palm wood: oval in section, diminishing to the two ends, at either of which is a band of engraved ornament in relief: String (?original) of plaited sinnet.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- 1891 (13 August 1891)
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Oc1891C2.5675 (old CDMS no.)