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Object Number:29-50-411
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Guinea
Sepik River, 725-750 km. from mouth
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Reed (plant)
Wood
Peel
Feather
Pigment
Length: 134 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.), 1924
Other Number:143? - Other Number
145? - Other Number
151? - Other Number

Description

Cane shaft, wooden foreshaft and head. The latter is flat with bilateral barbs, of which the pair near foreshaft point forward. Point inserted in cleft foreshaft under basketwork ring. Cleft end of foreshaft strengthened by lashing. Basketwork ring at insertion of foreshaft in shaft. Red feathers fastened at base of barbed head.

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