- Museum number
Deity image made of wood, sinnet cord, coir, barkcloth.
Length: 19 inches (from registration slip)
- Curator's comments
Registration slip (written in 1890?):
Idol formed of a flat bar of brown wood; one face carved with zigzags, and two rows of three lozenges. Up the back a sinnet cord with transverse bundles of coir passing through the cord.
10? A Flat idol with feathers.
26. A carved flat club formed idol with an appendage of plaited cocoanut fibre.
Buck, Arts and Crafts of the Cook Islands, p. 322 , fig. 203 b and d, attributes this to Aitutaki.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Oc1911C27.44 (old CDMS no.)
Miscellaneous number: Oc1890,Loan (originally loaned to BM in 1890 by LMS)