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Fan

A Samoan fan in good condition....

Amulet

This silver ornament comes from the town of Nizwa in Oman. It is an example of very fine, delicate silverwork with a beautiful floral motif and would have been worn...

Umbrella

This umbrella is made of a bamboo frame, and covered with a shiny golden synthetic fabric or golden paper. Its condition is fragile. Although the provenance of this umbrella is...

Fly whisk

Beaded wooden handle with baboon hair on skin tube at one end. Chevron design on staff, beaded tassels on terminal. Possibly part of an Oba’s regalia, but also used by...

Walking stick

This walking stick (tokotoko) is from New Zealand. It is a finely decorated and polished example of this type of object, with a small humanoid figure carved into the wood...

Staff

Staffs of this general type, with carving and inlay, are characteristic of Solomon Islands, made for local use and export....

Staff of office

Accompanying letter, forwarded from Woodspring Museum,: “681 Joseland Bayemo Atlantic Road South Weston-super-Mare 9 Aug. ‘40 WB [?] Sydal Roberts Esq Curator Weston Museum Dear Sir, I have a wand, about 3ft long & 1/2...

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