prmlogo2Cook-Voyage Collections
at the Pitt Rivers Museum


PRM0001311415179Spear--thrower, of plant fibre, from Malakula, Vanuatu; part of the Forster collection (Forster 147; 1886.1.1677)

Braided plant-fibre cord with a solid, knotted sphere at one end and a loop at the other. The loop has four tassels made from loops of plant fibre at its base


  PRM0001311425179Spearthrower, side 2
PRM0001311435179Detail of decorative binding