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Walnut-shaped nut with a lustrous surface of a grey or brownish-black colour.

Candlenut tiairi

Tahiti and the Society Islands, d. 3.2 cm, Inv. Oz 443

Walnut-shaped nut. Light-brown in colour and badly splintered in places.

Candlenut tiairi

Tahiti and the Society Islands, d. 2.9 cm, Inv. Oz 442

Chisel made of a light-coloured greenstone (a kind of Jasper orNephritic stone) with rounded cross-section and narrow cutting edge.

Chisel whao, purupuru

greenstone, New Zealand, l. 6 cm, w. 1.2 cm, Inv. Oz 290

Mother-of-pearl shell used as part of a pair of clappers or castanets.

Clappers tete

shell, Tahiti and the Society Islands, d. 9.5–18.5 cm, Inv. Oz 166

A pair of castinets or clappers, formed of two mother-of-pearl shells.

Clappers tete

shell, barkcloth, Tahiti and the Society Islands, d. 18.5 cm, Inv. Oz 405 a–b

Mother-of-pearl shell used as part of a pair of clappers or castanets.

Clappers tete

shell, Tahiti and the Society Islands, d. 9.5–18.5 cm, Inv. Oz 165b

Hand-woven cloak of brown-beige colour made of flax, with remnants of dog fur strips on all four corners.

Cloak

flax, dog fur, New Zealand, l. 185 cm, w. 160 cm, Hanover 1854, No. 33

Hand-woven cloak made of flax.

Cloak (unfinished) mai muka

flax, New Zealand, l. 65 cm, w. 90 cm, Inv. Oz 313

Cloak fastener formed in a needle-like shape made of whalebone and plant fibre.

Cloak fastener au rei

whalebone, plant fibre, New Zealand, l. 16 cm, Inv. Oz 299

Cloak fastener formed in a needle-like shape made of green abalone shell and plant fibre.

Cloak fastener au rei

paua shell, plant fibre, New Zealand, l. 9 cm, Inv. Oz 301

Cloak fastener formed in a needle-like shape made of animal material and plant fibre.

Cloak fastener au rei

animal material, plant fibre, New Zealand, l. 13.5 cm, Inv. Oz 300

Cloak fastener possibly made of human bone and plant fibre.

Cloak fastener au rei

bone, plant fibre, New Zealand, l. 4.5 cm, Inv. Oz 303

Hand-woven cloak made of a silky flax.

Cloak mai muka

flax, dog fur, New Zealand, l. 83 cm, w. 120 cm, Inv. Oz 315

Cloak made of flax and dyed dark brown. Thick, doubled fibre cords are twisted and found on both long sides as borders.

Cloak mai muka

flax, New Zealand, l. 113 cm, w. 164 cm, Inv. Oz 314

Hand-woven cloak made of flax, with six brown, stripes and brown, patterned edges on the long sides.

Cloak mai muka

flax, dog fur, New Zealand, l. 107 cm, w. 135 cm, Inv. Oz 317

Hand-woven cloak made of flax with a fringed edge.

Cloak mai muka

flax, New Zealand, l. 105 cm, w. 116 cm, Inv. Oz 316

A club with a mushroom shaped head made of wood.

Club

wood, New Caledonia, l. 75–78.5 cm, Inv. Oz 1097

A club with a mushroom shaped head made of wood.

Club

wood, New Caledonia, l. 75–78.5 cm, Inv. Oz 1095

A club with a mushroom shaped head made of wood.

Club

wood, New Caledonia, l. 75–78.5 cm, Inv. Oz 1096

Club made of brown wood with a handle that is slightly rhomboid shaped at one end and pointed at the other. Both ends separated by a bulged ring.

Club ‘akau-ta

wood, Tonga, l. 86.5 cm, Inv. Oz 126

Club made of brown wood with a handle that is slightly rhomboid shaped at one end and pointed at the other. Both ends separated by a pair of bulged rings.

Club ‘akau-ta

wood, Tonga, l. 78 cm, w. 9 cm, Hanover 1854, No. 17

Club made of brown wood carved with curved or zigzag lines and other patterns, as well as with representations of human figures, fish and turtles.

Club ‘akau-ta

wood, Tonga, l. 89 cm, Inv. Oz 124

Club made of brown wood with the upper end a paddle-like shape.

Club ‘akau-ta

wood, Tonga, l. 153 cm, w. 15 cm, Hanover 1854, No. 18

Club made of brown wood with a handle that is slightly rhomboid shaped at one end and pointed at the other. Both ends separated by a pair of bulged rings. A tiny knob on the bottom end.

Club ‘akau-ta

wood, Tonga, l. 78.5 cm, Inv. Oz 127

Club made of brown wood. The upper end is larger and rhomboid-shaped – the lower end of the handle has a small knob.

Club ‘akau-ta

wood, Tonga, l. 72 cm, Inv. Oz 125

Club made of brown wood with a handle that is slightly rhomboid shaped at one end and pointed at the other. Both ends separated by a bulged ring.

Club ‘akau-ta

wood, Tonga, l. 80 cm, Inv. Oz 128

Club made of brown wood that is slightly rhomboid shaped at one end and paddle-shaped at the other. Both ends separated by a pair of bulged rings framing a section of engraving.

Club ‘akau-ta

wood, Tonga, l. 134 cm, w. 16 cm, Inv. Oz 356

Club made of brown wood that is slightly rhomboid shaped at one end and ornamented with dots and diagonal, zigzag, and horizontal lines. Both ends separated by eight bulged rings.

Club ‘akau-ta

wood, Tonga, l. 117 cm, w. 12.5 cm, Inv. Oz 130

Club made of brown wood that is rhomboid shaped at one end and ornamented with rhomboid, triangular, and linear patterns at the other. Ornamented part is divided by four groups of bulged rings.

Club ‘akau-ta

wood, Tonga, l. 121 cm, w. 16 cm, Inv. Oz 131

Club made of brown wood. End of handle is round, but becomes rhomboid towards the middle. Upper end shaped like a paddle and both ends separated by two pairs of bulged rings.

Club ‘akau-ta

wood, Tonga, l. 128 cm, Inv. Oz 351

Flat wooden club with hole drilled through at the grip end, with plaited plant fibres drawn through three times to make a strap.

Club patu kotiate

wood, plant fibre, New Zealand, l. 32 cm, w. 11.5 cm, Inv. Oz 274

Flat club made of dark brown wood.

Club patu meremere

wood, New Zealand, l. 37 cm, w. 10 cm, Inv. Oz 275

Flat club made of dark basalt, with hole drilled at the grip end with a strap made of twisted twine.

Club patu onewa

basalt, plant fibre, New Zealand, l. 35.5 cm, w. 9.5 cm, Inv. Oz 278

Flat club made of dark basalt, with hole drilled at the grip end with a strap made of twisted twine.

Club patu onewa

basalt, plant fibre, New Zealand, l. 36.5 cm, w. 7.5 cm, Inv. Oz 279

club made of whalebone, with hole drilled at the grip end, with strap made of plaited cord.

Club patu paraoa

whalebone, plant fibre, New Zealand, l. 47.5 cm, w. 9.5 cm, Inv. Oz 277

Flat whalebone club with hole drilled through at the grip end with twisted plant fibre cord drawn through it.

Club patu paraoa

whalebone, plant fibre, New Zealand, l. 46 cm, w. 8 cm, Inv. Oz 276

Club made of reddish-brown wood

Club pouwhenua

wood, New Zealand, l. 122 cm, Inv. Oz 284

Club made of heavy brown wood, the grip end decorated with line and facial ornaments, the eyes inlaid with mother-of -pearl shell.

Club taiaha

wood, paua shell, New Zealand, l. 195.5 cm, w. 10.1 cm (blade), Inv. Oz 282

Staff made of brown wood, the grip end decorated with line and facial ornaments.

Club taiaha

wood, New Zealand, l. 137 cm, w. 5.8 cm, Inv. Oz 281

Club made of hard, reddish-brown wood.

Club tewhatewha

wood, New Zealand, l. 142.5 cm, w. 23.5 cm (blade), Inv. Oz 283

Clubs made of brown, heavy wood, one of nearly black wood.

Clubs

wood, unattributed, l. 116.5 cm; l. 124 cm, Inv. Oz 546, 547

Jewellery & Adornment made from black-brown coconut discs arranged on a string.

Coconut discs tuinga kula

Tonga, d. 0.4–0.75 cm, Inv. Oz 185

A comb made of twenty small sticks held together by a weave of red-brown and dark brown strings at the grip end.

Comb helu

coconut leaf midribs, plaited fibre, Tonga, l. 11 cm, w. 5 cm, Inv. Oz 160

A comb made of twenty-five small sticks held together by a weave of light brown fibres.

Comb helu

coconut leaf midribs, plaited fibre, Tonga, l. 14 cm, w. 8.5 cm, Inv. Oz 161

A comb made of seventeen small sticks woven together with a 4cm long weave made of light brown and black fibres.

Comb helu

coconut leaf midribs, plaited fibre, Tonga, l. 17.5, w. 6 cm, Inv. Oz 163

 comb made of fifteen small sticks held together by a weave of coconut fibres.

Comb helu

coconut leaf midribs, plaited fibre, Tonga, l. 17 cm, w. 6.3 cm, Hanover 1854, No. 16

A comb made of sixteen small sticks held together by a weave of light brown fibres.

Comb helu

coconut leaf midribs, plaited fibre, Tonga, l. 15.5 cm, w. 5.5 cm, Inv. Oz 162

Comb made of small sticks of bamboo, fastened by a kind of wicker-work made with coconut fibres.

Comb helu

coconut leaf midribs, plaited fibre, Tonga, l. 13 cm, w. 5.5 cm, Inv. Oz 159

Comb made of dark brown wood, embellished with a greenish opalescent piece of shell.

Comb heru

wood, paua shell, New Zealand, l. 10.1 cm, w. 6.2 cm, Inv. Oz 292

Comb made out of bone.

Comb heru

bone, New Zealand, l. 15.5 cm, w. 7.5 cm, Inv. Oz 293

Comb or head scratcher made of slightly curved wooden sticks, and tied with twine at one end.

Comb or head scratcher

wood, string, New Caledonia, l. 27.5–30.5 cm, Inv. Oz 691

Comb or head scratcher made of slightly curved wooden sticks, and tied with twine at one end.

Comb or head scratcher

wood, string, New Caledonia, l. 27.5–30.5 cm, Inv. Oz 692

Cord made of sweet scented grass.

Cord

flax, New Zealand, w. 0.2 cm, Inv. Oz 307

Cord made of plaited flax, yellow and brownish-black, and wrapped around a card.

Cord

flax, New Zealand, w. 0.3 cm, Inv. Oz 306

Cord made of coconut fibres and wound round old English playing cards.

Cord

coconut fibre, Tahiti and the Society Islands, w. 0.2–0.8 cm, Hanover 1854, No. 14

Cord made of twisted flax and wrapped around a card.

Cord

flax, New Zealand, w. 0.1 cm, Inv. Oz 305

Cord, beige-brown in colour, made from plant materials and twisted.

Cord

plant fibre, Hawaii, d. 0.3 cm, Inv. Oz 230

Cord, beige-brown in colour made of plant materials and twisted. It is rolled up to form an oval ring.

Cord

plant fibre, Hawaii, d. 0.2 cm, Inv. Oz 509

Cord made of made from light brown plant fibres and wound round a thin piece of cardboard.

Cord

coconut fibre, Tahiti and the Society Islands, w. 0.2–0.8 cm, Inv. Oz 367

Cord made of coconut fibres and wound into a ball.

Cord

coconut fibre, Tahiti and the Society Islands, w. 0.2–0.8 cm, Inv. Oz 368

Cord made of coconut fibres and wound round a thin piece of cardboard.

Cord

coconut fibre, Tahiti and the Society Islands, w. 0.2–0.8 cm, Inv. Oz 376

Cords made of grass, fibres of the coconut, and other plants; a kind of flax, and various other materials.

Cords

grass or flax, unattributed, w. 0.1–0.4 cm, Inv. Oz 518, 519, 198, 199

Possibly used as a drinking vessel made from the natural shell of the cowry snail.

Cowry shell

Tahiti and the Society Islands, h. 3.5 cm, Inv. Oz 396

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