Fa’a lautaliga fan-shaped club. A short, one-handed spatulate paddle club developed from the Tongan tu’i and Fijian dui. Lautaliga means ‘ear-bladed’.

Object Summary

Museum Number 88/1938/6
Simple Name club
Full Name fan-shaped club
Common Name club
Production country Samoa, Independent State of
Material hard wood
Collection class Arms and armour
Collection continent Pacific
Collection area/region POLYN
Production continent Oceania
Production year high 1938
Function name weapon