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Dance Club2748/3 a-c
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Ironwood club with finely woven, decorated grass sheath (two detached pieces of sheath are parts b-c). Zigzag patterning varies in red, black, and dark brown against the natural grass coloured background. Club has a flattened diamond cross-section and a centre ridge that runs from edge of sheath to tip of pointed end.

Culture
Solomon Islands
Material
ironwood wood, grass and dye
Made in
Malaita, Solomon Islands
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Breast OrnamentC163
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Bilaterally symmetrical design, abstract. Has natural concentric circular lines. Both short ends are naturally rounded. Both long sides have three protrusions, the outer ones of which are rounded and circular. Middle has an open work design that consists of a central circle with a sideways u form that has extensions at either end.

Culture
Solomon Islands
Material
shell
Made in
Roviana Lagoon, New Georgia, Solomon Islands
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Breast OrnamentC150
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Flat, black oval shape with designs on both sides filled with white clay colour. One side has a design that consists of curled u-shaped scrolls. The other side has a design that consists of tapering ovals, z's, geometric shapes, and zig zags surrounded by inward curling scrolls at either end.

Culture
Solomon Islands
Material
clay and wood
Made in
New Georgia, Solomon Islands
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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SpearC316
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The tip is coiled with yellow-brown plant fibre, below which, there are the following: four sets of four small barbs; three sets of four increasingly longer barbs; and five sets of four small barbs. The point is decorated with a red and yellow grass sleeve with a horizontal zig zag pattern around a central red diamond shape pattern, a carved band that consists of two figures (each of which has circular eyes, a diamond-shaped nose, and an x-shaped body), and a fibre tuft with string underneath. The entire shaft is covered with a woven black and yellow sleeve with a horizontal zig zag pattern around a central diamond-shaped pattern. Bright red and yellow plant fibre coiling are at either ends of and interspersed throughout the grass sleeves. The dark brown wood shaft is plain and tapers at the end.

Culture
Solomon Islands
Material
bone, fibre, grass and wood
Made in
Malaita, Solomon Islands
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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BagC455
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The bag is natural coloured and heavily fringed with a band of geometric design. The band has large black diamonds with black and natural coloured bent lines in between. Above the geometric band there is a heavy fine fringe connected to the top of the bag. Beneath the band there is another heavy fine fringe. Overlaying the band on both sides there are three long bunches of fringe, paired with three thin rectangular pieces of bark. Beneath the lower heavy fringe there are three more long single bunches of fringe with three more thin rectangular pieces of bark on both sides. The top of bag has a multi-strand knotted fringe on both sides surrounded with woven triangles. Two braided fibre handles with a single long fringe are woven to the top points of the triangles.

Culture
Sikaiana
Material
grass and bark
Made in
Sikaiana, Solomon Islands
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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SheathC1454
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The sheath is a long cylinder shape and natural coloured. There are three bands of geometric designs. The widest band has a black background with four natural coloured zigzag lines. The middle band has a black background with a natural coloured diamond pattern. The last band has a red background with a natural coloured diamond pattern and a black stripe through the middle.

Culture
Solomon Islands
Material
grass
Made in
Malaita, Solomon Islands
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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SpearC318
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The tip is coiled with red and yellow plant fibre, below which, there are the five barbs alternating at either side. The point is decorated with a red and yellow plant fibre coiling, underneath which, the wood is black and then there is a plain brown wood pyramid shape that is black around the base. Below this, there is more red and yellow plant fibre coiling with black at the base. The red-brown wood shaft is plain and has a cone-shaped finial.

Culture
Solomon Islands
Material
wood, stem ? and bone
Made in
Malaita, Solomon Islands
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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MatC1121
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The mat is natural coloured and rectangular with a fringe. The mat has nine equally-spaced, black woven bands with a linear design. Each black band has many configurations of four diagonal lines that alternate direction, incorporating the natural coloured grass as the diagonal lines. Where each black bands reach the sides of the mat there is a two-string fringe. On both ends there is also a grass fringe the length of the end of the mat. The black design is only on the front of the mat.

Culture
Solomon Islands
Material
grass and bark ?
Made in
Malaita, Solomon Islands
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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FigureC344
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Standing female figure. Features are carved. Has tapering oval inlaid eyes, a nose, a closed red mouth, and a white line around the face that goes around above the eyes and angles downward near either cheek side. Hair is white in a grooved and upraised square pattern. Body is black. Armbands around the biceps consist of seventeen white bands below the wider red wood band. Belt is cream-coloured with red along the top. Ear ornaments are circular white hoops that have a black ridge around the middle. Anklets and bracelets are in white and red. Wood necklace is carved with five red bands and three white 'beaded' sections . Also has a deep pink-red beaded necklace with wiring. Has galvanized iron handle at the back.

Culture
Solomon Islands
Material
shell, paint, wood and glass
Made in
New Georgia, Solomon Islands
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Male FigureC345 a-c
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Standing male figure (part a) with arms bent upward at the waist. Has tapering oval inlaid eyes, a nose, a closed mouth, and a white line around the face that goes around above the eyes and angles downward near either cheek side. Hair is white in a grooved and upraised lozenge pattern. Body is black. Fibre bands are wrapped around the biceps that consist of eight horizontal white bands below the wider red wood band around the upper portion that has a vertical zig zag pattern. Large necklace around the neck consists of a white circular loop with a three vertically rectangular pendants below, the left one of which has white, red, and blue beads, and red fibre coiled around the top. Wears a white waist belt and bracelets just below the knees. Left hand holds a shield (part b) and right hand holds an axe (part c). The shield (part b) is made of light yellow wood that is pointed at both ends, but with one end smaller than the other. The shield is painted with a black design at either end. The smaller end has a face ? with oval grey eyes surrounded by three emanating horizontal black lines with a long nose that extends downward into a w-shaped mouth. The larger end has a horizontal black band that has nine plain boxes within and from which, a black line that is interrupted by a square hole and that extends downward toward the tip end along the centre into a w-shape. The shield has a carved rounded rim. Fibre is attached at the back of the shield. The axe (part c) has a slighty convex curving red-brown wood shaft that tapers to a point and has a black-painted sideways arch-shaped blade at the other end which has an upward pointing triangular feature just above the handle end.

Culture
Solomon Islands
Material
wood, paint, glass and fibre
Made in
New Georgia, Solomon Islands
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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