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Hand Club

Native NameWahaika
Object Number:18106
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Maori
Provenience: New Zealand
Napier
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Shell
Plant Fiber
Credit Line:Gift of William Pepper, 1891
Other Number:5 - Other Number

Description

Wooden fighting club. Waihaka. Holes through the ends of the handle through which a cord loop is passed by means of which the weapon is slung to the wrist to prevent the wearer being disarranged in battle.

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