- Museum number
Canoe mast or pennant made of wood, pandanus leaf, fibre.
Height: 101 centimetres
Width: 51.40 centimetres
Depth: 4.70 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- 1921 British Museum register description:
148. Wooden staff, with 3 pandanus-leaf matwork streamers attached at equal intervals from top.
Information in observations column:
142-149. [1 to 8] Canoe crests of "navigating clans", symbolizing family totems, and sported at peak of sails, except 147 (6) which was lashed upright to outrigger float. (See 'Man', June 1921 (49), where a full list, explained & illustrated, is given; the numbers (1) to (8) agree with those on the Plates in 'Man'.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1983–1986 16 Dec-29 Jun, London, BM, Museum of Mankind, Pattern of islands: Micronesia yesterday and today
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number