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Sword

Arts of the Pacific Islands

CULTURE Kiribati
MEDIUM Wood, shark teeth, sennit
  • Place Made: Kiribati
  • DATES late 19th or early 20th century
    DIMENSIONS 36 x 104 in. (91.4 x 264.2 cm)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 35.2194
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Appleton Sturgis
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Shark teeth sword fastened between the ribs of palm leaves by with sennit lashings; sword in four sections, three sections laced onto the main stem Condition: fair
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