Rootstock Club (Vunikau)
Arts of the Pacific Islands
44 x 4 x 3 1/2in. (111.8 x 10.2 x 8.9cm) (show scale)
Brooklyn Museum Collection
Club is a cylindrical shaft with the head formed by the rootstalk of a shrub/tree. Repetitive geometric zigzag patternings on top 14" (nubs from root removal plain) and bottom 10 1/2" of club.
Condition: Two holes in bottom from previous mount (?). Some wood loss on bottom. Some cracking and surface dirt.
This item is not on view
Fijian. Rootstock Club (Vunikau), 19th century. Wood, 44 x 4 x 3 1/2in. (111.8 x 10.2 x 8.9cm). Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum Collection, X1030. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, x1030_bw.jpg)
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