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Game Ball

Object Number:2003-32-331
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Zealand
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Plant Fiber
Length: 11.5 cm
Width: 5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:1995.X.16565 - Other Number
3-22-B - Other Number

Description

Used in the female poi dance, it is swung in time to the rangi poi song. Exhibited at l'Exposition universelle de Paris 1900.

Bibliography:

[Book] Phelps, Steven. 1976. Art and Artefacts of the Pacific, Africa and the Americas.. Hutchinson & Co. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 414 #189; p. 45 Pl. 13; p. 30View Objects related to this Type Citation

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