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Fijian artist

Kali bitu vonotabua (headrest), 19th century

  • Bamboo, coconut fiber, sperm whale ivory, metal
  • Fiji (Viti)
  • Gift of Mrs. William Denny Sargent, 1960
  • E37183
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Hawaiian artist

'ulu maika (maika game stone), 19th century

  • Stone
  • Hawai'i
  • Museum Purchase, 1966
  • E43924
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Fijian artist

Totokia (beaked battle-hammer club), 1823

  • Wood
  • Fiji
  • L: 33 in, W: 8 in, D: 2 in (L: 83.8 cm, W: 20.3 cm, D: 5.1 cm)
  • Gift of Captain Benjamin Vanderford, 1823
  • E4835
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Marquesan artist

'u'u (club), early 19th century

  • Ironwood, wood, human hair, coconut fiber
  • Marquesas Islands
  • H: 55 1/2 in, W: 7 1/2 in, D: 4 1/2 in (H: 141.0 cm, W: 19.0 cm, D: 11.4 cm)
  • Gift of John Fitzpatrick Jeffrie, 1803
  • E5027
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Marquesan artist

Club, 18th century

  • Wood
  • Marquesas Islands
  • L: 56 in, W: 6 1/2 in, D: 4 in (L: 142.2 cm, W: 16.5 cm, D: 10.2 cm)
  • Gift of John F. Jeffrie, 1803
  • E5030
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Marquesan carver

Club, 18th century

  • Wood
  • Marquesas Islands
  • L: 58 in, W: 7 in, D: 4 in (L: 147.3 cm, W: 17.8 cm, D: 10.2 cm)
  • Gift of Captain Benjamin Vanderford, before 1821
  • E5031
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Fijian artist

Bure kalou (spirit house), early 19th century

  • Coconut fiber, wood, shell
  • Fiji (Viti)
  • H: 44 in, W: 25 in, D: 21 in (H: 111.8 cm, W: 63.5 cm, D: 53.3 cm)
  • Gift of Joseph Winn Jr., 1835
  • E5037
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Marquesan artist

Stilt step, before 1800

  • Wood
  • Marquesas Islands
  • H: 4 1/4 in, W: 12 3/4 in, D: 3 in (H: 10.8 cm, W: 32.4 cm, D: 7.6 cm)
  • Gift of Nathaniel Page, 1817
  • E5079
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Marquesan artist

Vaeake (stilt step), early 19th century

  • Wood
  • Marquesas Islands
  • Donor unknown, date unknown
  • E5081
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Marquesan artist

Uhikana (headdress), 1800-1807

  • Coconut fiber, mother of pearl, tortoise shell, tapa
  • Marquesas Islands
  • L: 33 7/8 in, dia.: 4 5/8 in (L: 86.0 cm, dia.: 11.7 cm)
  • Gift of Captain William Richardson, 1807
  • E5096
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