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Club

Referred to as sali, cali or tebetebe, according the museum catalogues of the Fiji Museum, these clubs are named after the clawed sali flower of one of the wild banana-like...

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Bark cloth

This long length of barkcloth (masi) was made and decorated by women. It is decorated with stencilled motifs; long diamonds in the Cakaudrove style and ladder motifs in red. It...

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Throwing club

“I ula drisia” throwing club, a lighter variant. Throwing clubs for human targets were only found in Fiji and take several forms ranging from types resembling short woodstock clubs to lobed...

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Throwing club

“I ula tavatava” throwing club, neat geometric design. Throwing clubs for human targets were only found in Fiji and take several forms ranging from types resembling short woodstock clubs to lobed...

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Throwing club

“I ula tavatava” throwing club, organically lobed. Throwing clubs for human targets were only found in Fiji and take several forms ranging from types resembling short woodstock clubs to lobed throwing...

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Pot

Based on an old ceramic tradition on Fiji, the form of this glazed vessel represents a citrus fruit, however, it is broken. After forming the clay with a paddle...

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Throwing club

“I ula drisia” throwing club Throwing clubs for human targets were only found in Fiji and take several forms ranging from types resembling short woodstock clubs to lobed throwing clubs. ...

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Throwing club

“I ula drisia” throwing club, possibly dating to the third Cook voyage. Throwing clubs for human targets were only found in Fiji and take several forms ranging from types resembling short...

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Ceremonial club

Oversized bowai, ceremonial club with crisp engraving typical of later work with imported steel nails. Bowai are tapering two handed clubs which were very popular on Fiji. The oversized...

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Club

Often called ‘paddle’ clubs or ‘spade’ clubs because of their shape, the clubs are generally said to be Tongan or Samoan in origin, but they were widely used in the...

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