- Museum number
Length of concavo-convex polished dark wood divided into three prongs just below finial, each tapering to a point wrapped with plant fibre, which extends into loose fibre threads. Squared finial decorated with repeated horizontal incised lines; below this, circular perforation threaded with length of three-ply plaited ?coconut leaf, knotted at concave side leaving three short loose ends. Plait broken near base; remaining (now separate) plait extends into lengths of coconut leaf joined with plant fibre ties.
- Production date
Length: 32 centimetres (ca. leaf attachment as bunched up)
Length: 22.70 centimetres (harp)
Width: 13 centimetres (leaf as bunched up)
Width: 1.50 centimetres (top)
- Curator's comments
- Expedition label stamped 'DANIELS ETHNOGRAPHICAL EXPEDITION' written in red ink by William Cooke Daniels reads: 'HULA KĪPO PĪPO P2904'. Comment by Heather Donoghue, Ph.D candidate, UEA, 2020.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Acquired during the Daniels Ethnographical Expedition to British New Guinea 1903-1904.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous Number: 2904 (Cooke Daniels Number)
Miscellaneous number: Oc1906,1013.86-87 (Previous group record)