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ClubA3417
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Long, wooden club with an elongated, diamond shaped base and a cylindrical shaped head. The base has a continuous spiral band design burned, midway, onto the staff. The head has two, carved, back to back human faces sharing a headdress marked by deeply carved diagonal lines. The head is carved and painted in black, red and green.

Culture
Kwakwaka'wakw
Material
paint and wood
Made in
Gwa'yi (Kingcome Inlet), British Columbia, Canada
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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ContainerB503 a-b
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Cylindrical container (part a) with lid (part b), both of which have horizontal bands of geometric and floral motifs around the sides. Container (part a) has bands that consist of the following designs from top to bottom: four-petaled flowers with a diamond shape in between each petal; compressed zig zag; burned pattern; and compressed zig zag. Lid (part b) has bands that consist of the following designs from top to bottom: compressed zig zag; burned pattern; and compressed zig zag. Top of the lid has a black, white, red, and yellow geometric pattern that consists of a cross-like shape surrounded by an eight-pointed star bordered by circular rings.

Culture
Southeast Asia
Material
bamboo grass, wood and paint
Made in
Asia
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Gaff HookK4.222
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Gaff hook made of iron bent at two near right angles with a pointed tip and attached to a wooden shaft by means of fibre rope that wraps around the shaft of the hook and emerges out the side of the wooden shaft through a hole as two twined strands joined with a woven ball at the ends. The wooden shaft is cylindrical tapering towards the butt end where it flares outwards slightly. The wooden shaft is decorated with a burnt poker-work linear and dot design at the neck. Two lengths of wire are secured around the wooden shaft above and below the design.

Culture
East African
Material
wood, iron metal and fibre
Made in
Tanzania
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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SpatulaK2.361
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Wooden spatula with one end that has a long thin handle and the other end that has a large round paddle-like end. There are two lines at the top of the handle, and lines, dots, and a bird design on the paddle-like end.

Culture
Baule
Material
wood
Made in
Bouake, Cote d'Ivoire
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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FigureK4.78 a-e
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Models of three chairs (parts a, c, and e) and two stools (parts b and d). Dark dots, lines, and triangles designs on models.

Culture
Ovimbundu
Material
wood
Made in
Angola
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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PinB747 a-b
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Hairpins, two pronged with long shaft, square in cross section, with cross-hatching patterns that have been cut into the surface and burned to a dark brown finish. Part a has an inverted pyramid-shaped finial tip, and wider cross-hatching than part b, which has a 10-sided finial tip (one side joined to the shaft).

Culture
Indian: Northern Indian and Indian: Central Indian
Material
wood
Made in
India
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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FigureK4.199 a-h
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Four carved wooden figures (three paddlers, each wearing a sarong, and one passenger) standing in a canoe (part e) decorated with diagonal stripes, and with a trapezoidal protrusion at the front of the prow as well as a circular protrusion at the back. The shortest paddler (a) is holding a paddle (part f) with the end down to his right, the middle paddler (b) is holding his paddle (part g) with the end down to his left, and the tallest paddler (c) at the back of the canoe is holding his paddle (part h) with the end down to his right. The passenger (d), wearing a hat and suit, stands in front of the last paddler. The dark brown surfaces and designs on the figures and canoe have been burnt into the surface.

Culture
Barotse
Material
wood
Made in
Zambia
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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SpatulaK4.129
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Wooden spatula with ovoid blade, and a handle that flares outwards to a point roughly one quarter of the way down the shaft, curves back inwards, and then flares outwards again at the end of the handle, which has three points. The spatula has several dots that have been burnt into the surface on the sides of the blade, where the handle joins the blade, and at the points on the handle.

Culture
Barotse
Material
wood
Made in
Zimbabwe
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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FigureK4.198 a-d
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Three figures on a rectangular base representing a woman consulting a witch doctor with a drummer. The female figure (a) is wearing a sarong and is standing with her arms extended forward, hands together. The drummer (b), wearing pants, is standing beside the woman with his hands on his drum. The witch doctor (c), wearing a two-tiered skirt and with a ribbed conical protrusion on the top of his/her head, is facing the other two figures and holding a conical object in his/her left hand. The base is decorated with a design of six dark brown triangles, joined in pairs with lines. The edges of the base are also dark brown. The designs and dark brown areas have been burnt into the wood.

Culture
Barotse
Material
wood
Made in
Zambia
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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FigureK4.197 a-f
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Three female figures standing around a container on a disc-shaped platform and pounding corn. The figures all have elongated, ovoid-shaped heads with a red mark at the back, and each is wearing a sarong. One figure is wearing a sarong dotted with rectangular burn marks (a), another figure is wearing a sarong with vertical stripes (b) and the last figure is wearing a sarong with rectangular burn marks and a horizontal band (c). The container (d) is decorated with a zigzag line around the centre and two wide bands of dark brown at the top and bottom. Figure b is also holding a stick-like implement. Each figure has cylindrical protrusion at the bottom of their feet, as does the bottom of the container, and these protrusions fit into a hole in the base. The base is decorated with four triangles at the edge and one hole has been plugged. The designs have been burnt into the surface.

Culture
Barotse
Material
wood
Made in
Zambia
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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