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Figure 130.—Aberrant paddle, Aitutaki (Peabody Mus., Cambridge, Massachusetts, 55419): length, 5 feet 9.25 inches, elliptical blade with greatest width, 9.75 inches. a, full length. b, blade enlarged: shows mesial ridge (1) extending full length of blade. c, side view of blade: lateral edge (2) of blade, showing projections (1, 1) of mesial ridge on each surface Figure 164.—Mangaian carved gong (Peabody Mus., Cambridge, 53509). a, view from above, showing triangular openings with connecting slit; total length, 700 mm.; height, 272 mm.; greatest width, 270 mm. End projections (1): length, 18 mm.; width, 12 mm.; triangular in section, with apices inward and length from base to apex, 28 mm.; 37 projections at each end. End bands (2) are divided into four vertical panels (see b). Body (3) of gong is divided into horizontal panels by narrow slits without wi… Figure 171.—Aitutaki drum (Peabody Mus., Cambridge, 86,236): a, height, 672 mm.; upper opening diameter, 240 mm.; bottom diameter, 330 mm.; dividing septum, 265 mm. from bottom: upper set of 15 rectangular slots (1), 75 mm. high and 37 mm. wide; top edge of slots, 197 mm. from bottom edge: lower set of 15 rectangular slots (2), 50 mm. high and 30 mm. wide; ends of lashing braids (3) wound round between slot rows: lower edge (4) clear of lashings. b, top of drum, showing direct lashing with flat… Figure 175.—Rarotongan medium and wide serrated clubs. a, Unfinished club: unserrated blade (1) and shoulder enlargement (2) for ornament; has enlargement at butt end of shaft for butt flanges of point. b, medium width blade with single flanged serrations, showing widening space between serrated flanges in upper part of blade. c, wide blade with long thin point. d, wide blade with four small carved panels in middle line of blade; lower part of blade not shown in figure; no shoulder ornament, bu… Figure 180.—Hand clubs, Rarotonga: a, total length, 350 mm.: blade (1) covered with zigzag incised lines, edges notched, and two holes near distal edge; transverse width, 115 mm.; right edge (2) width, 80 mm.; shaft (3) also incised with zigzag lines parallel with those of blade; shaft width in middle, 38 mm.; thickness, 21 mm.; raised flange (4) bounding butt ornament (5) of which main motif is two heads in profile (British Mus., 1905, 11-14-2). b, enlarged butt ornament of a: raised bar (4) c… Figure 184.—Mangaian short hand club (Peabody Mus., Cambridge, 53512): length, 418 mm.; width at square end, 63 mm.; square end (1) carved with two rows of K-motif with stems fused; part of blade (2) carved with rounded flanges and piece of red cloth tied around middle part; also red cloth (3) tied around grip; proximal end flared. (Club obtained from Boston Marine Museum in 1899.) Figure 193.—Painted fisherman's god (Peabody Mus., Cambridge, 53,517): height 420 mm.; head height 224 mm.; shoulder width 180 mm. a, front: typical eyes and mouth, painting around eyes and navel, small nipples, round navel, anterior axillary line denned by edge, five fingers, serration on outer and front sides of feet, b, back: protruding ears perforated, denned neck, straight edge across shoulders, slender waist, shallow gluteal region, c, right side: protruding abdomen and navel, arm with di… Figure 197.—Small figures in large staff god. a, wood prepared by notching upper surface to form panels for alternate full-face figures (1) and figures in profile (2); part below upper panels with triangular perforations to define lower set of larger figures (3) below upper profile figures and smaller figures (4) below upper full-face figures. b, carved figures (British Mus., 1919-10-14): first full figure (11) of upper row with conical head (1), large ears (2) bounding highly conventionalized … Figure 23.—Rarotongan fan handles (a, plain, attributed to Rarotonga but probably from Aitutaki; b-e, carved with two heads in profile, looking outward from midline of junction): a, round wood, uncarved, 28 mm. in diameter at proximal end, and uncovered part, with shoulder (1) where sennit braid wrapping in lozenge pattern commences; total length of handle including tang, 390 mm. (Cambridge Univ. Mus., Z.6100). b, 1, double head with narrow notch to mark division, eyes formed by five incised cu… Figure 232.—Tapa and feather gods, Mangaia. a: length of body and legs, 330 mm.; middle body width, 100 mm.; two arms (1, 1), 50 and 60 mm. long; legs (2, 2): body of folded lengths of sennit and wrapped with white tapa and tied with spiral turn of fine thread; tropic bird tail feathers kept in position by thread lashings (Cambridge Univ. Mus., Z.6094). b: smaller than Cambridge figure and without arms; length of body and legs 142 mm.; body width 22 to 24 mm.; legs (2, 2), 36 and 34 mm. long an… Figure 274.—Polynesian wooden images, front and side views. a, Rarotonga, fisherman's god (Peabody Mus., Cambridge, Mass., 53517). b, Aitutaki, goddess (British Mus., L.M.S.). c, Tahiti, sorcerer's image (ti'i) (British Mus., 7047). d, Raivavae, Austral Islands (British Mus., 54-12-29-120). e, Marquesas (Bishop Mus., 3020) f, New Zealand, carved figure with face tattooing pattern (Oldman coll., 14). g, Mangareva, god (La Rochelle Mus., H.498). h, Easter Island, carved figure (moai kava-kava) (O… Figure 5.—Specialized bowls. Elliptical bowl with end projections (a, b), Aitutaki (Peabody Mus., Cambridge, 55422): a, side view; long end projections (1, 1), ornamental notches along rim, total length 20.75 inches, middle height 3.37 inches; b, rim opening, inside length 14.75 inches, middle width 8.12 inches, ends of projections (1, 1) with 7 transverse notches. Carved round bowl (c, d), Mangaia (Peabody Mus., Cambridge, 53516); c, side view, showing rectangular rim projection (1) and legs (… Plate 13 — Wooden Images of Gods: A, B, Goddess, Aitutaki (British Mus., L.M.S.); C, Staff God, Rarotonga (Cambridge Univ. Mus., 101); D, E, Fisherman's God. Rarotonga (Munich Mus., 191) Plate 15 — Austral Islands Headdresses: A, Tubuai (British Mus.); B, Tubuai (Perth Mus., Scotland, 900); C, Rurutu (British Mus., +2011); D, Raivavae (Peabody Mus., Cambridge, 53617) Plate 4 — Fans: A, B, Aitutaki (Bishop Mus., 2167); C, Rarotonga, Back (Cambridge Univ. Mus., Z.6101); D, Cook Islands, Front (British Mus., L.M.S.) Plate 8 — Ornaments: A, Pearl-shell, Breast Ornament, Mangaia (Copenhagen National, Mus., 1.c. 307); B, pearl-Shell, Breast Ornament, Mangaia (British Mus., 9945); C, Decorative Cord, Mangaia (British Mus., ?) D, Ivory Neck-Laces, Mangaia (Cambridge Univ. Mus., Z. 6075, 6076)


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