Club

Collection Type

  • Cultural artifacts

GUSN

GUSN-269737

Description

Heavy wooden pole club, or povai, with incised carvings on handle. From Fiji, Tonga or Samoa. This club would have been used in hand-to-hand combat.

Details

Descriptive Terms

clubs (weapons)
wood (plant material)
Club

Associated Building

Original To Stephen Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

E47,156

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Pacific Island Group

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.3603

Reference Notes

Vol. 66, No. 4