Malakula. <em>Club Fragment</em>, 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 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 86.229.7_bw.jpg)

Club Fragment


Medium: Wood, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:20th century

Dimensions: 7 1/2 x 3 1/4 x 3 in. (19.1 x 8.3 x 7.6 cm)



Accession Number: 86.229.7

Image: 86.229.7_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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.

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