Long cylinder of bamboo, ornately carved. The nodes between each section of bamboo, except at one of the ends, were removed so that a long hollow cylinder was obtained. It is carved in traditional tattoo designs and might have been used for chiefly valuables, such as feathers.
Reg. Number: X2508
Acquistion Details: Purchased from A.H. Smith Estate, 1888
Dimensions: L.920mm Diam.45mm
MV Collection object