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Hand Club

Native NamePatu
Object Number:91-24-7
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Maori
Provenience: New Zealand
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Stone
Length: 32.2 cm
Width: 9 cm
Thickness: 3.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Charles C. G. Chaplin, 1991

Description

Hand club (patu). Dark grey, polished: basalt? Tear-shaped, with hole for suspension cord at narrow end. Groove around end above hole, which is drilled conically from both sides.

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