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Wood ceremonial baton or club, dark pointed head, red plaited cane lashing below it, the remainder of shaft and proximal end covered with pearl-shell inlay.
Suspension loop of human hair string, non-belonging.
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Length: 49.50 centimetres
- Curator's comments
Collected by Rev Francis during his missionary work in the Solomons Islands between 1926 and 1940.
- Not on display
- Good. One piece of shaft inlay missing.
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- Acquisition notes
- From the estate of Rev. David Lloyd Francis, given by his executors in 1992. Rev. Francis was a missionary with the Anglican Melanesian Mission in the Solomon Islands in the 1930s. (see Eth.Doc.1046)
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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