I ula tavatava

I ula tavatava

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Technique and Dimensions:

wood

Location:

s.n.276, Legato Cap.E.A. D'Albertis, 1932

Provenance:

Second half of 19th century

Throwing club (the ula), short range; it could also be used in close combat. It was worn to the belt alone or in pairs. It takes its name from the multiple lobes of the head (tavatava).