Arts of the Pacific Islands
7 1/2 x 3 1/4 x 3 in. (19.1 x 8.3 x 7.6 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of Marcia and John Friede and Mrs. Melville W. Hall
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Club Fragment, 20th century. Wood, pigment, 7 1/2 x 3 1/4 x 3 in. (19.1 x 8.3 x 7.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Marcia and John Friede and Mrs. Melville W. Hall, 86.229.7. Creative Commons-BY
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Club. Wood, pigment. thick shaft of wood tapered to a point (at bottom) with incised concentric teardrop forms and at top end a diamond-shaped face in high-relief with blue pigment coloring on opposite quadrants of the face. Black paint on upper section of club, absent from middle and lower section but in its stead a smooth patina.
Condition: Structurally sound although there is a long crack on upper left side, a smaller one on upper right side, an even finer one on left side of face, and another on lower right.
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