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Bark cloth

Donated to RAMM by the Devon & Exeter Institution. Entry in museum register January 1872 states “13 pieces of tapa cloth. Otaheite. Presented by Captain Bond RN.” Length 2500 x width...

Cord

Originally acquired through a taio relationship by 1st Lieutenant Francis Godolphin Bond on the HMS Providence in 1792. Bond donated this costume to the Devon and Exeter Institution in 1815,...

Cloth

Small samples of barkcloth from Tonga were acquired by Lieutenant Fabien on 19 November 1835. The sample next to it is a piece of plain barkcloth with the fibres...

Pa

Hooks were constructed from wood, bone and shell, and were used to catch a variety of fish. However, some finely made hooks would have also been considered high status...

Paddle

An object shaped in the form of a paddle but one that represents high status. Intricately carved throughout which includes tiki figures at the terminal. An emblem of authority....

Paddle

An object shaped in the form of a paddle but one that represents high status. Intricately carved throughout which includes tiki figures at the terminal. An emblem of authority....

Paddle

An object shaped in the form of a paddle but one that represents high status. Intricately carved throughout which includes tiki figures at the terminal. An emblem of authority....

Figure

An unusual carving of a standing male figure (moai tangata) of an ancestor. These figures bear a resemblance to the larger stone moai, ancestral chiefs believed to be descended...

Paddle

An object shaped in the form of a paddle but one that represents high status. Intricately carved throughout which includes tiki figures at the terminal. An emblem of authority....

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