Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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wooden club
  • unknown Australian Aboriginal maker
  • wooden club, late 1800s–1944
  • Where object was made: Western Australia, Australia
  • wood, paint, carving
  • Object Length/Diameter: 53 x 5 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 20 7/8 x 1 15/16 in
  • Gift of Karl F. Baldwin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3717

The wooden club has a straight handle with a slightly enlarged head. The half of the club with the head is painted with three black bands, vertical red stripes and yellow stripes. It has a pointed end.