Arts of the Pacific Islands
38 5/8 x 3 9/16 x 3/4 in. (98.1 x 9 x 1.9 cm) (show scale)
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Club, 19th century. Wood, pigment, 38 5/8 x 3 9/16 x 3/4 in. (98.1 x 9 x 1.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum Collection, 00.110. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 00.110.jpg)
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Sword shaped wooden club. The flat broad surface is carved in low relief with scroll and bird motives. Hilt has incised decoration that suggests a crocodile motif. The surface of the front side is smoother than the back, which has numerous cracks and appears painted with a dark material.
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