club (weapons: bludgeon)

Billet club, from Tonga, of rhomboidal section and square end tapering evenly to the handle end which is rounded and pierced to permit the attachment of a suspension loop. The head of the club bears five collars which are composed off, successively two, three, four, five and six ridges. The surface is not engraved but the lower half end bears an elaborate lavalava lashing of coconut fibre cordage in amoamokofe pattern. Dark wood.

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