Club

About this object

Narrative

From the Massim region (Milne Bay Province; Trobriand Islands) region of Papua New Guinea.

Physical description

Club with three-tiered handle, the top two segments tapering and the bottom segment conical, and a sarrated flat blade that curves outwards slightly at the edges to a blunt tip. The finial has an incised fern-like design, and the blade has mainly scroll patterns with some geometric motifs.