- Museum number
Head-rest (kali bitu) made of wood, bamboo, sinnet. Knot at both ends. Mounted on two wooden legs, and fastened to them with cinet.
Diameter: 3 inches
Height: 6 inches
Length: 30 inches
- Curator's comments
- Christy collection registration slip, 1870:
From Apia, Samoan Islands, July 1865
"Lalago" or a chief's bamboo pillow.
A large section of bamboo, with knot at both ends 2 ft 4 in long, 3 inches diam. mounted on two [sketch on forked shape] shaped wooden legs, & fastened to them with cinet.
No 21 Brenchely Cat.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- From a collection made by Julius Brenchley in 1865 on a cruise of HMS Curacoa around the Pacific, which was divided among Maidstone Museum, the British Museum, the Pitt Rivers Museum and Exeter Museum.
Register slip reads:
Presd. by Julius L. Brenchley Esq 24.3.1870 (M.)
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Oc1870C1.6514 (old CDMS no.)
Miscellaneous number: 21 (Brenchley catalogue)
Miscellaneous number: Oc1870C0324.59