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Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0264A   CAS 1984-0008-0264A; Belt
Category Accessories/Ornaments
Object Name Belt
Culture Melanesian: ni-Vanuatu
Global Region Oceania
Country Vanuatu (New Hebrides)
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description Belt; Possibly part of CAS 1984-0008-0151.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 3.5, Thickness = 1.0, Length = ca. 103.5

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0011   CAS 1984-0008-0011; Comb
Category Accessories/Ornaments
Object Name Comb
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Santa Cruz Islands
State/Prov./Dist. unknown
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Vanikoro
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1920-1928
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood; Plant fiber; String
Description Hair comb carved from single leaf or branch; Overall shape is triangular and flat in cross-section; Proximal end shows numerous ribs flaring out from central rib; Where their proximal ends join, they are bound with single turn of fiber and then completely wrapped with thread; Proximal end of each rib is square in cross-section; Beyond midpoint of comb, each rib is carved into elongated, rounded tooth that tapers toward distal end; At base of teeth a wooden crossbar is held in place with elaborate twining of fibers or string; Entire proximal end of comb originally covered with resin coating.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 8.3, Thickness = 0.6, Length = 22.9

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0012   CAS 1984-0008-0012; Comb
Category Accessories/Ornaments
Object Name Comb
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Santa Cruz Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1920s
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 5.8, Thickness = 0.7, Length = 29.9

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0013   CAS 1984-0008-0013; Comb
Category Accessories/Ornaments
Object Name Comb
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Santa Cruz Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1920s
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 5.9, Thickness = 0.7, Length = 19.9

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0014   CAS 1984-0008-0014; Comb
Category Accessories/Ornaments
Object Name Comb
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Santa Cruz Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1920s
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 5.7, Thickness = 0.7, Length = 16.5

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0408   CAS 1984-0008-0408; Comb / hair ornament
Category Accessories/Ornaments
Object Name Comb / hair ornament
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Coastal New Guinea
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1920s
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 8.2, Thickness = 0.8, Length = 15.1

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0015   CAS 1984-0008-0015; Comb / hair ornament
Category Accessories/Ornaments
Object Name Comb / hair ornament
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Bougainville; Village: Kieta
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1927
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo
Description Hair comb made from cross-section of very large-diameter bamboo pole; Overall shape is rectangular and concave-convex in cross-section corresponding to natural curve of bamboo; Distal end is carved into 13 long flat teeth that extend approx. 3/4 total length of comb and taper slightly toward distal end; Proximal end is decorated with 2 parallel bands, each engraved with continuous pattern of stacked negative diamonds against background of fine-line hachures.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 8.0, Depth = 2.2, Thickness = 0.5, Length = 13.6

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0163   CAS 1984-0008-0163; Head ornament
Category Accessories/Ornaments
Object Name Head ornament
Culture Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Polynesia
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Grass
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 5.0, Max Diam = 20.1

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0150   CAS 1984-0008-0150; Head ornament
Category Accessories/Ornaments
Object Name Head ornament
Culture Polynesian: Tahitian
Global Region Oceania
Country Society Islands
State/Prov./Dist. Tahiti
County
Other Geographic Data Pape'ete
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Grass
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = ca. 17.0, Max Diam = ca. 14.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0264B   CAS 1984-0008-0264B; Headband
Category Accessories/Ornaments
Object Name Headband
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Melanesia
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Breadfruit fiber
Description Headband.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 11.5, Thickness = 4.9, Length = ca. 99.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0039   CAS 1984-0008-0039; Headband / shell lei
Category Accessories/Ornaments
Object Name Headband / shell lei
Culture Polynesian: Samoan
Global Region Oceania
Country Samoa
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Shells; Commercial cloth; Thread
Description
Dimensions (cm) Thickness = 3.5, Max Diam = ca. 25.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0056   CAS 1984-0008-0056; Ornament
Category Accessories/Ornaments
Object Name Ornament
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Samarai (?)
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1920s
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Ovula snail shell; Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 18.2, Depth = 4.3, Length = 35.3

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0227   CAS 1984-0008-0227; Ornament
Category Accessories/Ornaments
Object Name Ornament
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Cassowary feathers; Bark fiber; Woven fabric; Cordage
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = ca. 30.0, Thickness = 8.9, Length = ca. 12.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0405   CAS 1984-0008-0405; Ornament
Category Accessories/Ornaments
Object Name Ornament
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands or Santa Cruz Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 0.9, Length = 19.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0246   CAS 1984-0008-0246; Ornament
Category Accessories/Ornaments
Object Name Ornament
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Melanesia
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Sea turtle shell (tortoiseshell)
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 1.2, Thickness = 0.2, Max Diam = 4.1

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0037   CAS 1984-0008-0037; Ornament
Category Accessories/Ornaments
Object Name Ornament
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Melanesia
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Clam shell; Reed fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 9.0, Thickness = 0.4, Length = 9.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0277   CAS 1984-0008-0277; Ornament (7 pieces)
Category Accessories/Ornaments
Object Name Ornament (7 pieces)
Culture Melanesian: ni-Vanuatu
Global Region Oceania
Country Vanuatu (New Hebrides)?
State/Prov./Dist. unknown
County
Other Geographic Data Melanesia
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Shell; Sennit cordage
Description
Dimensions (cm) Thickness = 1.6, Max Diam = 4.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0400   CAS 1984-0008-0400; Ornament / pendant
Category Accessories/Ornaments
Object Name Ornament / pendant
Culture Melanesian: ni-Vanuatu
Global Region Oceania
Country Vanuatu (New Hebrides)
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Reef Islets, Banks Islands
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture early 1900s
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Shell (Tridacna sp.); Sea turtle shell (tortoiseshell); Cordage
Description Breast ornament consisting of round, flat disk of tridacna shell, cut and ground to shape and highly polished on both faces; Openwork cutout tortoise shell panel is attached to one face of disk by means of small cordage bundle that is threaded through drilled hole in tortoise shell and tridacna shell disk and tied at top of disk.
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 15.2

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0165A,B   CAS 1984-0008-0165A,B; Ornaments (2)
Category Accessories/Ornaments
Object Name Ornaments (2)
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Samarai (?)
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Shell: Conus; Sennit fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Thickness = 1.5; 1.4, Max Diam = 6.5; 7.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0237A-H   CAS 1984-0008-0237A-H; Ornaments (8)
Category Accessories/Ornaments
Object Name Ornaments (8)
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Pig tusk
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.7 to 2.4, Length = 11.0 to 21.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0292   CAS 1984-0008-0292; Basketry band
Category Accessories/Ornaments; Basketry
Object Name Basketry band
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands or Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 1.2, Thickness = 0.2, Max Diam = 7.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0293   CAS 1984-0008-0293; Basketry band
Category Accessories/Ornaments; Basketry
Object Name Basketry band
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands or Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 1.2, Thickness = 0.3, Max Diam = 6.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0294   CAS 1984-0008-0294; Basketry band
Category Accessories/Ornaments; Basketry
Object Name Basketry band
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands or Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 1.0, Thickness = 0.2, Max Diam = 6.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0295   CAS 1984-0008-0295; Basketry band
Category Accessories/Ornaments; Basketry
Object Name Basketry band
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands or Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 1.4, Thickness = 0.2, Max Diam = 66.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0298   CAS 1984-0008-0298; Basketry band
Category Accessories/Ornaments; Basketry
Object Name Basketry band
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands or Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 1.7, Thickness = 0.1, Max Diam = 8.9

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0060   CAS 1984-0008-0060; Basketry band
Category Accessories/Ornaments; Basketry
Object Name Basketry band
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands or Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 0.8, Max Diam = 8.4

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0414   CAS 1984-0008-0414; Hat
Category Accessories/Ornaments; Basketry
Object Name Hat
Culture Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Society Islands (?)
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture 1920s
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = ca. 16.5, Max Diam = ca. 41.5

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0104   CAS 1984-0008-0104; Hat
Category Accessories/Ornaments; Basketry
Object Name Hat
Culture Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Tubuai (Austral) Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Grass
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 31.0, Max Diam = 11.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0337   CAS 1984-0008-0337; Hat
Category Accessories/Ornaments; Basketry
Object Name Hat
Culture Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Tubuai (Austral) Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 45.0, Max Diam = ca. 35.0 (without fringe)

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0057   CAS 1984-0008-0057; Armband
Category Accessories/Ornaments; Bead & Leatherwork
Object Name Armband
Culture Melanesian: ni-Vanuatu
Global Region Oceania
Country Vanuatu (New Hebrides)
State/Prov./Dist. Central Vanuatu, probably
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1920s
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Cordage; Glass beads
Description Armband consisting of a woven fiber band that is completely decorated on its exterior with small glass trade beads arranged in diagonal columns of stacked triangles in colors of red, white, blue, and black; Armbands of this type are worn by men to denote a particular societal status or grade.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 8.5, Thickness = 0.4, Max Diam = ca. 10.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0061   CAS 1984-0008-0061; Ornament
Category Accessories/Ornaments; Bead & Leatherwork
Object Name Ornament
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bark; Cowrie (Cypraeidae) shells
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 13.2, Thickness = 0.5, Length = 18.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0055   CAS 1984-0008-0055; Ornament
Category Accessories/Ornaments; Bead & Leatherwork
Object Name Ornament
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Dog teeth; Cowrie (Cypraeidae) shells; Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 4.8, Thickness = 3.3, Length = ca. 26.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0283   CAS 1984-0008-0283; Ornament
Category Accessories/Ornaments; Bead & Leatherwork
Object Name Ornament
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Sennit; Cowrie (Cypraeidae) shells
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 7.3, Thickness = 2.2, Length = 58.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0409   CAS 1984-0008-0409; Comb / hair ornament
Category Accessories/Ornaments; Carvings
Object Name Comb / hair ornament
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Fiji
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Oneata
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1924
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 10.5, Thickness = 0.7, Length = 41.6

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0010   CAS 1984-0008-0010; Comb / hair ornament
Category Accessories/Ornaments; Carvings
Object Name Comb / hair ornament
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Eastern New Guinea
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1928
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 7.7, Thickness = 0.1, Length = 15.0

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0006   CAS 1984-0008-0006; Comb / hair ornament
Category Accessories/Ornaments; Carvings
Object Name Comb / hair ornament
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Santa Cruz Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Ovealu
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1920s
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 9.9, Thickness = 0.5, Length = 38.3

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0009   CAS 1984-0008-0009; Comb / hair ornament
Category Accessories/Ornaments; Carvings
Object Name Comb / hair ornament
Culture Melanesian: ni-Vanuatu
Global Region Oceania
Country Vanuatu (New Hebrides)
State/Prov./Dist. Sama
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Espiritu Santo
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1926
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood
Description Hair comb carved from single piece of wood; Overall shape is rectangular, with row of contiguous openwork triangles carved along top edge; 15 cylindrical teeth extend down from upper edge of comb, each tapered to a distal point; All teeth are of a relative uniform length except one at the end which is slightly shorter; All surfaces are sanded smooth and stained dark brown to black.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 12.3, Thickness = 0.9, Length = 12.3

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0404   CAS 1984-0008-0404; Ornament
Category Accessories/Ornaments; Carvings
Object Name Ornament
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Melanesia
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood; Shell
Description
Dimensions (cm) Thickness = 2.0, Max Diam = 4.3

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0402A,B   CAS 1984-0008-0402A,B; Ornaments (2)
Category Accessories/Ornaments; Carvings
Object Name Ornaments (2)
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Santa Ana (Owa Roha)
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood; Shell
Description Two ornaments.
Dimensions (cm) Thickness = A,B=1.2, Max Diam = A=5.1; B=5.3

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0035A-D   CAS 1984-0008-0035A-D; Ornaments (4)
Category Accessories/Ornaments; Carvings
Object Name Ornaments (4)
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Vella Lavella; Skull Caves
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bone; Shell
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = A=9.0, Thickness = A=0.6, Length = A=7.3

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0410   CAS 1984-0008-0410; Comb
Category Accessories/Ornaments; Carvings; Tools & Implements
Object Name Comb
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Fiji
State/Prov./Dist. unknown
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Oneata
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1924
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood
Description Hair comb (in process of manufacture) carved from single piece of wood; Overall shape is rectangular with very long, thin handle extending more than half of comb's total length; Comb has been rough-cut and its faces are planed smooth; 17 rounded teeth extending slightly less than 1/3 total length of comb have been carved at distal end; Teeth taper toward distal end; Width of handle expands and contracts several times, before finally ending in very long, narrow projection at proximal end; Edges of handle and teeth have not been sanded smooth.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 10.0, Thickness = 0.6, Length = 48.5

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0008   CAS 1984-0008-0008; Comb
Category Accessories/Ornaments; Carvings; Tools & Implements
Object Name Comb
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Santa Cruz Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1920s
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 8.6, Thickness = 0.6, Length = 36.3

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0007   CAS 1984-0008-0007; Comb
Category Accessories/Ornaments; Carvings; Tools & Implements
Object Name Comb
Culture Melanesian: ni-Vanuatu
Global Region Oceania
Country Vanuatu (New Hebrides)
State/Prov./Dist. Torba
County
Other Geographic Data Reef Islets, Banks Islands
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1920s
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood
Description Large hair comb carved from single piece of wood; Overall shape is rectangular with elongated, spatulate handle; Both faces are planed very smooth; 27 rounded teeth are carved from distal end and they extend approx. half total length of comb; Teeth taper abruptly at distal end to sharp points; "Moia" (possibly "Mota"?) is carved into surface on proximal end of comb; Spatulate handle is constricted near its base and flares out toward its proximal end which is rounded.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 14.4, Thickness = 0.6, Length = 36.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0031A,B   CAS 1984-0008-0031A,B; Ornament or bracelet (boar tusk)
Category Accessories/Ornaments; Jewelry & Metalwork
Object Name Ornament or bracelet (boar tusk)
Culture Melanesian: ni-Vanuatu
Global Region Oceania
Country Vanuatu (New Hebrides)
State/Prov./Dist. unknown
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1926
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Pig tusk
Description
Dimensions (cm) Thickness = 1.1, Max Diam = 8.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0032   CAS 1984-0008-0032; Ornament or bracelet (boar tusk)
Category Accessories/Ornaments; Jewelry & Metalwork
Object Name Ornament or bracelet (boar tusk)
Culture Melanesian: ni-Vanuatu
Global Region Oceania
Country Vanuatu (New Hebrides)
State/Prov./Dist. unknown
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1920s
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Pig tusk
Description Ornament consisting of a boar's tusk which has grown in a nearly complete circle and is unmodified except for a single small hole drilled near its proximal end; To attain such teeth, specially selected pigs in Vanuatu are specially fed and prevented from foraging so they will not break off their tusks; Such tusks are worn as bracelets or pendants and are also used as decorative elements on masks and other ceremonial objects.
Dimensions (cm) Thickness = 1.7, Max Diam = 10.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0034   CAS 1984-0008-0034; Ornament or bracelet (boar tusk)
Category Accessories/Ornaments; Jewelry & Metalwork
Object Name Ornament or bracelet (boar tusk)
Culture Melanesian: ni-Vanuatu
Global Region Oceania
Country Vanuatu (New Hebrides)
State/Prov./Dist. unknown
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1920s
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Pig tusk
Description Ornament consisting of a boar's tusk which has grown in a complete circle and is unmodified; To attain such teeth, specially selected pigs in Vanuatu are specially fed and prevented from foraging so they will not break off their tusks; Such tusks are worn as bracelets or pendants and are also used as decorative elements on masks and other ceremonial objects.
Dimensions (cm) Thickness = 1.2, Max Diam = 10.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0243A,B   CAS 1984-0008-0243A,B; Ornaments (2 earrings?)
Category Accessories/Ornaments; Jewelry & Metalwork
Object Name Ornaments (2 earrings?)
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Melanesia
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Sea turtle shell (tortoiseshell)
Description Pair of carved shell ornaments, possibly earrings.
Dimensions (cm) Width = A=4.6; B=5.6, Thickness = A,B=0.8, Length = A,B=5.6

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0135   CAS 1984-0008-0135; Loincloth
Category Accessories/Ornaments; Textiles
Object Name Loincloth
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Santa Cruz Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Anuda (Cherry)
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bark
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 31.5, Length = 311.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0099   CAS 1984-0008-0099; Loincloth
Category Accessories/Ornaments; Textiles
Object Name Loincloth
Culture Melanesian: ni-Vanuatu
Global Region Oceania
Country Vanuatu (New Hebrides)
State/Prov./Dist. Penama
County
Other Geographic Data Pentecost Island
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1927
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Pandanus (?) fiber; Native dye
Description Rectangular textile loincloth woven in two long strips that are joined together down the center; Each strip is woven in 2/2 simple plaiting technique; Along the sides, the fibers are folded over and are partially woven back into the band; At each end, the fibers are shredded and gathered into 3 small fringe bundles; Front of loincloth is stencil printed with 4 long rows of chevron motifs, flanked along sides by plain narrow band, all printed deep purple-red on white background.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 17.0, Thickness = 0.2, Length = 99.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0258   CAS 1984-0008-0258; Tassel
Category Accessories/Ornaments; Textiles
Object Name Tassel
Culture Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Society Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.3, Length = ca. 24.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0158   CAS 1984-0008-0158; Bag
Category Basketry
Object Name Bag
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 79.0, Thickness = 1.2, Length = 51.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0159   CAS 1984-0008-0159; Bag
Category Basketry
Object Name Bag
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 60.5, Thickness = 0.8, Length = 44.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0160   CAS 1984-0008-0160; Bag
Category Basketry
Object Name Bag
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 67.0, Thickness = 0.8, Length = 53.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0002   CAS 1984-0008-0002; Bag
Category Basketry
Object Name Bag
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Grass
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 42.0, Thickness = 0.4, Length = 37.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0107   CAS 1984-0008-0107; Bag
Category Basketry
Object Name Bag
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Santa Cruz Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Santa Cruz
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Grass
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 23.5, Thickness = 0.8, Length = 40.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0415   CAS 1984-0008-0415; Bag
Category Basketry
Object Name Bag
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Santa Cruz Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 22.5, Thickness = 0.8, Length = 23.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0106   CAS 1984-0008-0106; Bag
Category Basketry
Object Name Bag
Culture Melanesian: ni-Vanuatu
Global Region Oceania
Country Vanuatu (New Hebrides)
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1926
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Pandanus fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 22.5, Width = 16.0, Length = 31.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0342   CAS 1984-0008-0342; Bag
Category Basketry
Object Name Bag
Culture Melanesian: ni-Vanuatu
Global Region Oceania
Country Vanuatu (New Hebrides)
State/Prov./Dist. Malampa
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Malakula
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1926
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Pandanus fiber
Description Carrying bag woven in 2/2 plaited technique; Basket begins as rectangular mat and corners are then gathered together and woven up the sides; Ends of warps and wefts are left extending at side seams as fringe; Changes in plaiting sequences yield geometric patterns over surface of bag; At rim, some fibers are folded over and continue in opposite direction while others are woven back into rim to form zigzag edge; 3 strand braided carrying strap is attached at each end of purse.
Dimensions (cm) Height = ca. 23.0, Width = ca. 20.0, Length = ca. 29.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0343   CAS 1984-0008-0343; Bag
Category Basketry
Object Name Bag
Culture Melanesian: ni-Vanuatu
Global Region Oceania
Country Vanuatu (New Hebrides)
State/Prov./Dist. Malampa
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Malakula
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1926
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Pandanus fiber
Description Square carrying bag woven in 1/1 plaited technique; Basket begins as square mat and corners are then gathered together and woven up the sides; Ends of warps and wefts along upper seam are left extending on exterior as fringe; Fiber ends from lower seam are braided together on interior and emerge at rim as heavy 3-strand braided carrying strap; At rim, some fibers are folded over and are woven back into bag; 3 strand braided carrying strap is attached at each end of purse.
Dimensions (cm) Height = ca. 17.0, Width = ca. 25.0, Length = ca. 22.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0416   CAS 1984-0008-0416; Bag
Category Basketry
Object Name Bag
Culture Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Samoa or Tonga
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 24.0, Thickness = 1.2, Length = 16.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0100   CAS 1984-0008-0100; Bag
Category Basketry
Object Name Bag
Culture Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Western? Polynesia
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = ca. 21.0, Width = 25.1, Thickness = 4.2

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0344   CAS 1984-0008-0344; Bag
Category Basketry
Object Name Bag
Culture Polynesian: Fijian
Global Region Oceania
Country Fiji
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 18.8, Width = 26.0, Thickness = 3.3

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0102   CAS 1984-0008-0102; Basket
Category Basketry
Object Name Basket
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Santa Cruz Islands
State/Prov./Dist. Duff Islands
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Uputua
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 11.0, Max Diam = 35.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0336   CAS 1984-0008-0336; Basket
Category Basketry
Object Name Basket
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Island: New Georgia; Rubiana Lagoon
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1928
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Pandanus
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = ca. 9.5, Max Diam = ca. 18.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0091   CAS 1984-0008-0091; Basket
Category Basketry
Object Name Basket
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Western? Melanesia
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = ca. 15.0, Max Diam = ca. 13.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0092   CAS 1984-0008-0092; Basket
Category Basketry
Object Name Basket
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Western Melanesia
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = ca. 16.5, Max Diam = ca. 17.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0093   CAS 1984-0008-0093; Basket
Category Basketry
Object Name Basket
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Western? Melanesia
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = ca. 19.0, Max Diam = ca. 16.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0094   CAS 1984-0008-0094; Basket
Category Basketry
Object Name Basket
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Western? Melanesia
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = ca. 20.0, Max Diam = ca. 25.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0098   CAS 1984-0008-0098; Basket
Category Basketry
Object Name Basket
Culture Polynesian: Fijian
Global Region Oceania
Country Fiji
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 21.5, Width = 20.0, Length = 27.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0371   CAS 1984-0008-0371; Basket
Category Basketry
Object Name Basket
Culture Polynesian: Fijian
Global Region Oceania
Country Samoa, Fiji, or Tonga
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 17.0, Width = 22.0, Length = ca. 16.5

Catalog Number

CAS 2007-0003-0005   CAS 2007-0003-0005; Basket
Category Basketry
Object Name Basket
Culture Polynesian: Samoan
Global Region Oceania
Country Samoa
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Tutuila Island; Village: Pago Pago
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1970s
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Warp: undyed coconut front ribs; Weft: undyed and split pandanus leaves; Secondary (decorative) warp: dyed (?) pandanus (?) leaves
Description Oval basket with flat bottom and slightly flared sides with an inward curving rim; woven entirely in a open weave using an open coiling technique that creates false knots in the spaces between successive coils; A single vertical loop handle is attached to the rim along the sides of the basket; Basket is devoid of all decoration except for band around mid-section, where warp rods are overlaid on exterior only with a dyed (?) black material and the wefts are woven into a diamond shape; Handle is completely coil-wrapped with undyed pandanus fibers, and three strips of dyed (?) black material are interwoven to produce row of terraced black triangles on upper (outer) surface of handle.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 8.2, Width = 12.7, Length = 25.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0095   CAS 1984-0008-0095; Basket
Category Basketry
Object Name Basket
Culture Polynesian: Samoan
Global Region Oceania
Country Samoa
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = ca. 10.0, Rim Diam = ca. 22.0, Max Diam = ca. 25.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0096   CAS 1984-0008-0096; Basket
Category Basketry
Object Name Basket
Culture Polynesian: Samoan
Global Region Oceania
Country Samoa
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 11.3, Rim Diam = 12.0, Max Diam = 15.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0097   CAS 1984-0008-0097; Basket
Category Basketry
Object Name Basket
Culture Polynesian: Samoan
Global Region Oceania
Country Samoa
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 8.1, Rim Diam = 10.2, Max Diam = 15.2

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0112   CAS 1984-0008-0112; Basket
Category Basketry
Object Name Basket
Culture Polynesian: Samoan
Global Region Oceania
Country Samoa
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 4.3, Rim Diam = ca. 21.5, Max Diam = 25.8

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0113   CAS 1984-0008-0113; Basket
Category Basketry
Object Name Basket
Culture Polynesian: Samoan
Global Region Oceania
Country Samoa
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 8.7, Width = 31.8, Length = 35.6

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0105   CAS 1984-0008-0105; Basket / bag
Category Basketry
Object Name Basket / bag
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Santa Cruz Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Santa Cruz
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Grass
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 14.0, Max Diam = 24.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0338   CAS 1984-0008-0338; Basket / bag
Category Basketry
Object Name Basket / bag
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Santa Cruz Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Santa Cruz
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture 1920s
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 14.0, Max Diam = 27.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0111A,B   CAS 1984-0008-0111A,B; Basket with lid
Category Basketry
Object Name Basket with lid
Culture Polynesian: Samoan
Global Region Oceania
Country Samoa
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = ca. 9.0, Rim Diam = 17.2, Max Diam = ca. 26.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0370A,B   CAS 1984-0008-0370A,B; Basket with lid
Category Basketry
Object Name Basket with lid
Culture Polynesian: Samoan
Global Region Oceania
Country Samoa
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 8.7, Rim Diam = 28.0, Max Diam = 28.8

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0168   CAS 1984-0008-0168; Mat
Category Basketry
Object Name Mat
Culture Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Society Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Grass
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 19.7, Thickness = 0.1, Length = 24.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0169   CAS 1984-0008-0169; Mat
Category Basketry
Object Name Mat
Culture Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Society Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Grass
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 17.2, Thickness = 0.1, Length = 20.3

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0167   CAS 1984-0008-0167; Mat
Category Basketry
Object Name Mat
Culture Polynesian: Samoan
Global Region Oceania
Country Samoa
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Grass
Description
Dimensions (cm) Thickness = 0.3, Max Diam = 21.1

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0223   CAS 1984-0008-0223; Tray
Category Basketry
Object Name Tray
Culture Polynesian: Samoan
Global Region Oceania
Country Samoa
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Grass
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 2.0, Width = 22.5, Length = 29.8

Catalog Number

CAS 2007-0003-0003   CAS 2007-0003-0003; Bracelet
Category Basketry; Jewelry & Metalwork
Object Name Bracelet
Culture Polynesian: Fijian or Samoan
Global Region Oceania
Country Fiji or Samoa, probably
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1920s
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Split pandanus leaves
Description Narrow band bracelet woven entirely of split pandanus leaves; Foundation consists of a single wide pandanus leaf whose ends overlap to form a loop; To weave the bracelet, two split pandanus leaves (each half the width of the foundation leaf inside the bracelet) are laid parallel to each other on outside of bracelet, forming the warp fibers; The two warp fibers and the foundation leaf are then coil wrapped by an even narrower pandanus leaf; On outside of bracelet, the weft fiber passes over one of the warp fibers and under the second one, then on the next round it goes under the first one and over the second one.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 2.2, Max Diam = 8.0

Catalog Number

CAS 2007-0003-0004   CAS 2007-0003-0004; Bracelet
Category Basketry; Jewelry & Metalwork
Object Name Bracelet
Culture Polynesian: Fijian or Samoan
Global Region Oceania
Country Fiji or Samoa, probably
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1920s
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Split pandanus leaves
Description Narrow band bracelet woven entirely of split pandanus leaves; Foundation consists of a single wide pandanus leaf whose ends overlap to form a loop; To weave the bracelet, two split pandanus leaves (each one-third the width of the foundation leaf inside the bracelet) are laid parallel to each other on outside of bracelet, forming the warp fibers; The three warp fibers and the foundation leaf are then coil wrapped by an even narrower pandanus leaf; On outside of bracelet, the weft fiber passes over and under the warp fibers on alternate coils.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 3.1, Max Diam = 9.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0289   CAS 1984-0008-0289; Ring
Category Basketry; Jewelry & Metalwork
Object Name Ring
Culture Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Samoa
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 2.8, Max Diam = 5.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0280   CAS 1984-0008-0280; Ring
Category Basketry; Jewelry & Metalwork
Object Name Ring
Culture Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Society Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Pandanus fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 4.9, Max Diam = 5.4

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0121   CAS 1984-0008-0121; Fan
Category Basketry; Tools & Implements
Object Name Fan
Culture Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Society Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 29.0, Thickness = 1.4, Length = 40.3

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0127   CAS 1984-0008-0127; Fan
Category Basketry; Tools & Implements
Object Name Fan
Culture Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Society Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 25.2, Thickness = 1.2, Length = 39.0

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0128   CAS 1984-0008-0128; Fan
Category Basketry; Tools & Implements
Object Name Fan
Culture Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Society Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 23.5, Thickness = 0.4, Length = 39.0

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0129   CAS 1984-0008-0129; Fan
Category Basketry; Tools & Implements
Object Name Fan
Culture Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Society Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 23.8, Thickness = 1.1, Length = 38.0

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0130   CAS 1984-0008-0130; Fan
Category Basketry; Tools & Implements
Object Name Fan
Culture Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Society Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 21.5, Thickness = 0.4, Length = 36.0

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0131   CAS 1984-0008-0131; Fan
Category Basketry; Tools & Implements
Object Name Fan
Culture Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Society Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 23.5, Thickness = 1.1, Length = 50.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0126   CAS 1984-0008-0126; Fan
Category Basketry; Tools & Implements
Object Name Fan
Culture Polynesian: Fijian
Global Region Oceania
Country Fiji
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Viti Levu; Village: Suva
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 22.5, Thickness = 2.8, Length = 32.5

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0132   CAS 1984-0008-0132; Fan
Category Basketry; Tools & Implements
Object Name Fan
Culture Polynesian: Samoan
Global Region Oceania
Country Samoa
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 23.0, Thickness = 2.7, Length = 52.0

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0123   CAS 1984-0008-0123; Fan
Category Basketry; Tools & Implements
Object Name Fan
Culture Polynesian: Samoan or Fijian
Global Region Oceania
Country Samoa or Fiji
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 23.5, Thickness = 1.6, Length = 38.0

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0133   CAS 1984-0008-0133; Fan
Category Basketry; Tools & Implements
Object Name Fan
Culture Polynesian: Tahitian
Global Region Oceania
Country Society Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 23.5, Thickness = 1.0, Length = 38.5

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0114   CAS 1984-0008-0114; Fan
Category Basketry; Tools & Implements
Object Name Fan
Culture Polynesian: Tahitian
Global Region Oceania
Country Society Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 22.5, Thickness = 1.2, Length = 35.0

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0115   CAS 1984-0008-0115; Fan
Category Basketry; Tools & Implements
Object Name Fan
Culture Polynesian: Tahitian
Global Region Oceania
Country Society Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 29.0, Thickness = 1.3, Length = 47.5

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0116   CAS 1984-0008-0116; Fan
Category Basketry; Tools & Implements
Object Name Fan
Culture Polynesian: Tahitian
Global Region Oceania
Country Society Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 25.5, Thickness = 1.0, Length = 42.7

Catalog Number CAS 2007-0003-0001   CAS 2007-0003-0001; Fan
Category Basketry; Tools & Implements
Object Name Fan
Culture Western Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Fiji or Samoa, probably
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1920s
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Natural and dyed pandanus fibers; Dyed breadfruit fibers
Description Leaf-shaped hand fan woven in simple plaiting technique using both pandanus strips and coconut frond ribs as warp and weft; Several strips of dyed black pandanus fiber and dyed red hibiscus fibers are used for decorative effect; Warp and weft fibers are braided together at lower center of fan, then bundled to form a handle (probably around a wooden stick), which in turn is wrapped with dyed black pandanus and dyed red hibiscus fibers that are also plaited to form an overall red and black checkerboard pattern.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 22.0, Thickness = 1.6, Length = 40.6

Catalog Number

CAS 2007-0003-0002   CAS 2007-0003-0002; Fan
Category Basketry; Tools & Implements
Object Name Fan
Culture Western Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Fiji or Samoa, probably
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1920s
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Warp and weft: undyed pandanus leaves, undyed coconut front ribs
Description Leaf-shaped hand fan woven in simple plaiting technique using both undyed pandanus strips and undyed coconut frond ribs as warp and weft; In some areas, the wefts are wrapped around an adjacent warp and then return to their original position and function, forming openwork areas in the weaving, serving both a decorative and structural function; Warp and weft fibers are braided together at lower center of fan and were probably originally fitted around a wooded handle (now missing).
Dimensions (cm) Width = 22.9, Thickness = 1.3, Length = 26.0

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0124   CAS 1984-0008-0124; Fan
Category Basketry; Tools & Implements
Object Name Fan
Culture Western Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Fiji or Western Polynesia
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Fiji or Western Polynesia
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 27.0, Thickness = 1.5, Length = 46.0

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0125   CAS 1984-0008-0125; Fan
Category Basketry; Tools & Implements
Object Name Fan
Culture Western Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Fiji or Western Polynesia
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Fiji or Western Polynesia
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 26.0, Thickness = 1.9, Length = 46.3

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0122   CAS 1984-0008-0122; Fan
Category Basketry; Tools & Implements
Object Name Fan
Culture Western Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Fiji or Western Polynesia
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Fiji or Western Polynesia
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 26.8, Thickness = 2.1, Length = 42.5

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0117   CAS 1984-0008-0117; Fan
Category Basketry; Tools & Implements
Object Name Fan
Culture Western Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Western? Polynesia
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 25.5, Thickness = 1.7, Length = ca. 41.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0118   CAS 1984-0008-0118; Fan
Category Basketry; Tools & Implements
Object Name Fan
Culture Western Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Western? Polynesia
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 22.5, Thickness = 1.7, Length = ca. 34.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0119   CAS 1984-0008-0119; Fan
Category Basketry; Tools & Implements
Object Name Fan
Culture Western Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Western? Polynesia
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 22.2, Thickness = 1.7, Length = 30.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0120   CAS 1984-0008-0120; Fan
Category Basketry; Tools & Implements
Object Name Fan
Culture Western Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Western? Polynesia
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 24.0, Thickness = 1.7, Length = 32.8

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0417   CAS 1984-0008-0417; Fan
Category Basketry; Tools & Implements
Object Name Fan
Culture Western Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Western Polynesia
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 39.7, Thickness = 3.1, Length = 49.3

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0290   CAS 1984-0008-0290; Earring fragment
Category Bead & Leatherwork; Accessories/Ornaments
Object Name Earring fragment
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Santa Cruz Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Santa Cruz
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Sea turtle shell (tortoiseshell); Glass beads; Wood; Native cordage
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 2.0, Thickness = 0.6, Length = 9.0

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0282   CAS 1984-0008-0282; Ornament
Category Bead & Leatherwork; Accessories/Ornaments
Object Name Ornament
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Beads; Shells
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 14.0, Thickness = 1.1, Length = ca. 76.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0297A,B   CAS 1984-0008-0297A,B; Ornament (2 pieces)
Category Bead & Leatherwork; Accessories/Ornaments
Object Name Ornament (2 pieces)
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Indonesia
State/Prov./Dist. Irian Jaya
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber; Glass beads; Woven fabric
Description Beaded ornament in two pieces; By tying the fringes of one piece to the fringe of the other piece, these items form an ornament that can be worn around the arm or leg.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 13.8, Thickness = 0.3, Length = 27.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0043A,B   CAS 1984-0008-0043A,B; Earrings
Category Bead & Leatherwork; Jewelry & Metalwork
Object Name Earrings
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Santa Cruz Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1920s
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Sea turtle shell (tortoiseshell); Glass beads; Wood; Native cordage
Description Pair of earrings consisting of an elongated bar cut from a piece of turtle shell with a central circle flanked by openwork triangles on either side; Fastened along the bottom edge of the shell bar is a single strand of light green glass beads, possibly strung on a wooden skewer and tied to the shell bar in three places with native cordage; “A” has 16 beads and “B” has 17 beads.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 3.2, Thickness = 0.5, Length = 8.8

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0281   CAS 1984-0008-0281; Necklace
Category Bead & Leatherwork; Jewelry & Metalwork
Object Name Necklace
Culture Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Polynesia
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Glass beads; Thread
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 7.5, Thickness = 0.2, Length = ca. 31.0

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0079   CAS 1984-0008-0079; Carved figure (woman)
Category Carvings
Object Name Carved figure (woman)
Culture unknown
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 20.3, Width = 4.6, Depth = 4.8

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0078   CAS 1984-0008-0078; Coconut carving (human head)
Category Carvings
Object Name Coconut carving (human head)
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Melanesia
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Coconut shell with husk; Paint
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 10.6, Depth = 9.9, Length = 21.8

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0004   CAS 1984-0008-0004; Collection box
Category Carvings
Object Name Collection box
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Santa Cruz Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Vanikoro
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 23.2, Thickness = 1.1, Max Diam = 8.7

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0389   CAS 1984-0008-0389; Staff
Category Carvings
Object Name Staff
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood; Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 11.3, Thickness = 3.0, Length = ca. 92.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0418   CAS 1984-0008-0418; Staff
Category Carvings
Object Name Staff
Culture Melanesian: ni-Vanuatu
Global Region Oceania
Country Vanuatu (New Hebrides)
State/Prov./Dist. unknown
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1920s
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood
Description Staff carved from single piece of wood; Overall shape is of an elongated but flattened cylinder; Lateral edges are parallel for 2/3 of total length (starting from bottom), then constrict slightly before expanding and again constricting and finally end in low relief carving of human figure with arms crossed in front; Nearly entire length of staff is carved in front with geometric and animal motifs, possibly representing figure's clothing; Carving also includes name or word, "Ude"; Reverse side of staff is carved only with the figure's face and folded arms; Small hole is drilled through staff near distal end.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 4.6, Thickness = 1.9, Length = 120.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1985-0010-0002   CAS 1985-0010-0002; Kava bowl
Category Carvings; Culinary Items; Vessels
Object Name Kava bowl
Culture Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Polynesia
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 20.7, Max Diam = 55.9

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0367   CAS 1984-0008-0367; Kava bowl
Category Carvings; Culinary Items; Vessels
Object Name Kava bowl
Culture Polynesian: Fijian
Global Region Oceania
Country Fiji
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 18.8, Max Diam = 53.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0003   CAS 1984-0008-0003; Headrest
Category Carvings; Tools & Implements
Object Name Headrest
Culture Polynesian: Fijian
Global Region Oceania
Country Fiji
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Viti Levu
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture early 1900s
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = ca. 11.5, Width = 11.0, Length = 48.3

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0361   CAS 1984-0008-0361; Bowl
Category Carvings; Vessels
Object Name Bowl
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Tami
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood; Lime
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 13.2, Width = 28.0, Length = 51.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0362   CAS 1984-0008-0362; Bowl
Category Carvings; Vessels
Object Name Bowl
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Tami
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood; Lime; Pigment
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 8.3, Width = 19.8, Length = 31.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0363   CAS 1984-0008-0363; Bowl
Category Carvings; Vessels
Object Name Bowl
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = ca. 10.5, Width = 41.5, Length = 56.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0331   CAS 1984-0008-0331; Bowl
Category Carvings; Vessels
Object Name Bowl
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Island: San Cristobal (Bauro)
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood; Shell
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 10.5, Width = 5.8, Length = 16.4

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0249A-E   CAS 1984-0008-0249A-E; Outrigger canoe model
Category Carvings; Watercraft
Object Name Outrigger canoe model
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood; String
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 6.7, Width = 3.4, Length = 48.5

Catalog Number

CAS 2014-0004-0001   CAS 2014-0004-0001; Bowl
Category Culinary Items
Object Name Bowl
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist. Unknown
County Unknown
Other Geographic Data Unknown
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1920s
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood
Description Large oval food serving bowl, carved from single piece of wood, with flat base, deep sides, and pointed ends that flare outward; Interior of bowl is carved out and surfaces are sanded smooth and left unadorned; Exterior is also sanded smooth and unadorned except for ridge that extends up the sides at each end and carved in low relief with row of contiguous diamonds on one end and series of incised chevrons and double row of squares on opposite end; Another ridge that encircles the bowl on the upper exterior sides, approx. 2 cm below the rim, is carved with a series of contiguous triangles; Small round appendage on one end of bowl is perforated, probably to allow for hanging bowl when not in use.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 16.6, Width = 22.5, Length = 71.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0071   CAS 1984-0008-0071; Cup
Category Culinary Items
Object Name Cup
Culture Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Marquesas Islands?
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Fatu Hiva?
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Coconut shell
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 4.9, Max Diam = 12.6

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0072   CAS 1984-0008-0072; Cup
Category Culinary Items
Object Name Cup
Culture Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Marquesas Islands?
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Fatu Hiva?
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Coconut shell
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 5.0, Max Diam = 12.3

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0073   CAS 1984-0008-0073; Cup
Category Culinary Items
Object Name Cup
Culture Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Marquesas Islands?
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Fatu Hiva?
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Coconut shell
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 4.1, Max Diam = 11.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0074   CAS 1984-0008-0074; Cup
Category Culinary Items
Object Name Cup
Culture Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Marquesas Islands?
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Fatu Hiva?
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Coconut shell
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 4.4, Max Diam = 12.4

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0075   CAS 1984-0008-0075; Cup
Category Culinary Items
Object Name Cup
Culture Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Marquesas Islands?
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Fatu Hiva?
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Coconut shell
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 4.8, Max Diam = 12.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0076   CAS 1984-0008-0076; Cup
Category Culinary Items
Object Name Cup
Culture Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Marquesas Islands?
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Fatu Hiva?
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Coconut shell
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 5.7, Max Diam = 11.4

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0233   CAS 1984-0008-0233; Cup
Category Culinary Items
Object Name Cup
Culture Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Polynesia
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Coconut shell
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 4.4, Max Diam = 13.1

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0234   CAS 1984-0008-0234; Cup
Category Culinary Items
Object Name Cup
Culture Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Polynesia
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Coconut shell
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 5.3, Max Diam = 13.2

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0235   CAS 1984-0008-0235; Cup
Category Culinary Items
Object Name Cup
Culture Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Polynesia
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Coconut shell
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 4.4, Max Diam = 12.9

Catalog Number

CAS 2007-0003-0006   CAS 2007-0003-0006; Cup
Category Culinary Items
Object Name Cup
Culture Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Western Polynesia (?)
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1920s
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Coconut shell; Unidentified plant fiber
Description Deep round cup made from hollowed coconut shell from which the top has been removed and the inside scraped clean; Exterior is decorated with deeply incised designs, revealing the natural interior color of the coconut shell; Designs include a double-headed lizard (?) whose shared body extends across the bottom of the cup, a human-like face whose chin rests on the cup’s rim, and a rectangular geometric shape on the cup’s upper side opposite the human face; Carrying strap consisting of a single thin unidentified plant fiber that is dyed red is looped through two holes opposite each other just below the rim.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 9.9, Rim Diam = 9.5, Max Diam = 13.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0236   CAS 1984-0008-0236; Kava cup
Category Culinary Items
Object Name Kava cup
Culture Polynesian: Samoan
Global Region Oceania
Country Samoa
State/Prov./Dist. American Samoa
County
Other Geographic Data Tutuila Island, Village: Pago Pago
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture early 1900s
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Coconut shell
Description Round shallow kava cup fashioned from a piece of coconut shell; Base of cup is rounded and sides flare out widely; Interior surface is scraped very very smooth and both interior and exterior have been ground or polished smooth; Rim of cup has been cut with a delicate saw-tooth design; Color is dark brown.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 3.0, Max Diam = 11.2

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0320   CAS 1984-0008-0320; Knife
Category Culinary Items
Object Name Knife
Culture Melanesian: ni-Vanuatu
Global Region Oceania
Country Vanuatu (New Hebrides)
State/Prov./Dist. unknown
County
Other Geographic Data Northern Vanuatu (probably)
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1926
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood
Description Carved knife of the type used for cutting and serving pudding-like foods, especially in a ritual context; Carved from single piece of wood, blade and handle are both bi-convex in transverse cross-section and of a uniform thickness; Lateral edges of handle portion are constricted in two points but no other distinction is made between handle and blade area; Double-edged blade is thinned along both lateral edges which expand outward from the final constriction along the handle, then taper very gradually for most of their length before terminating in a rounded point; All surfaces are sanded smooth but do not appear to have been stained.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 3.4, Thickness = 0.7, Length = 29.1

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0324   CAS 1984-0008-0324; Knife
Category Culinary Items
Object Name Knife
Culture Melanesian: ni-Vanuatu
Global Region Oceania
Country Vanuatu (New Hebrides)
State/Prov./Dist. unknown
County
Other Geographic Data Northern Vanuatu (probably)
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1926
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood
Description Carved knife of the type used for cutting and serving pudding-like foods, especially in a ritual context; The straight doubled-edged blade is bi-convex in transverse cross-section and its lateral edges are parallel for most of its length before tapering to a rounded point near the distal end; Narrow ridge carved in low relief and located just below midpoint marks division between the knife blade and the handle; Lateral edges of handle are slightly thicker than those of the blade and they taper very gradually toward the truncated proximal end; Both blade and handle are stained a dark brown color.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 4.8, Thickness = 0.9, Length = 40.3

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0224   CAS 1984-0008-0224; Spoon
Category Culinary Items
Object Name Spoon
Culture Melanesian: ni-Vanuatu
Global Region Oceania
Country Vanuatu (New Hebrides)
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Valua (Saddle), Banks Islands
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1926
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood
Description Large spoon carved from single piece of wood; elongated, oval bowl of spoon tapers at each end to a point; Base of bowl is rounded and its sides flare outward; Elongated and slightly flattened handle extends out from the base at one end of the bowl; All surfaces are sanded smooth and appear to be lightly stained brown.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 4.5, Width = 9.0, Length = 35.9

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0021   CAS 1984-0008-0021; Bracelet
Category Jewelry & Metalwork
Object Name Bracelet
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1920s
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Shell
Description Narrow band bracelet made by removing the entire upper portion from a bivalve shell and grinding and polishing the cut edges very smooth; A floral and geometric design is cut and filed along the outer edge of the bracelet, nearly encircling its entire diameter.
Dimensions (cm) Thickness = 0.8, Max Diam = 9.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0022   CAS 1984-0008-0022; Bracelet
Category Jewelry & Metalwork
Object Name Bracelet
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Choiseul, Vella Lavella Islands
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Shell (Tridacna sp.)
Description Narrow band bracelet made by removing the entire upper portion from a bivalve shell and grinding and polishing the cut edges very smooth; Except for being polished, the bracelet is completely undecorated.
Dimensions (cm) Thickness = 0.9, Max Diam = 9.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0023   CAS 1984-0008-0023; Bracelet
Category Jewelry & Metalwork
Object Name Bracelet
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Shell
Description Narrow band bracelet made by removing the entire upper portion from a bivalve shell and grinding and polishing the cut edges very smooth; Except for being polished, the bracelet is completely undecorated.
Dimensions (cm) Thickness = 0.7, Max Diam = 8.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0024   CAS 1984-0008-0024; Bracelet
Category Jewelry & Metalwork
Object Name Bracelet
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Shell
Description Narrow band bracelet made by removing the entire upper portion from a bivalve shell and grinding and polishing the cut edges very smooth; Except for being polished, the bracelet is completely undecorated.
Dimensions (cm) Thickness = 0.7, Max Diam = 10.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0025   CAS 1984-0008-0025; Bracelet
Category Jewelry & Metalwork
Object Name Bracelet
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Shell
Description Narrow band bracelet made by removing the entire upper portion from a bivalve shell and grinding and polishing the cut edges very smooth; Except for being polished, the bracelet is completely undecorated.
Dimensions (cm) Thickness = 0.8, Max Diam = 9.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0026   CAS 1984-0008-0026; Bracelet
Category Jewelry & Metalwork
Object Name Bracelet
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Shell
Description Narrow band bracelet made by removing the entire upper portion from a bivalve shell and grinding and polishing the cut edges very smooth; Except for being polished, the bracelet is completely undecorated.
Dimensions (cm) Thickness = 0.7, Max Diam = 7.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0027   CAS 1984-0008-0027; Bracelet
Category Jewelry & Metalwork
Object Name Bracelet
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1920s
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Shell
Description Narrow band bracelet made by removing the entire upper portion from a bivalve shell and grinding and polishing the cut edges very smooth; Except for being polished, the bracelet is completely undecorated.
Dimensions (cm) Thickness = 0.8, Max Diam = 7.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0028   CAS 1984-0008-0028; Bracelet
Category Jewelry & Metalwork
Object Name Bracelet
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1920s
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Shell
Description Narrow band bracelet made by removing the entire upper portion from a bivalve shell and grinding and polishing the cut edges very smooth; Except for being polished, the bracelet is completely undecorated.
Dimensions (cm) Thickness = 0.7, Max Diam = 7.8

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0029   CAS 1984-0008-0029; Bracelet
Category Jewelry & Metalwork
Object Name Bracelet
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1920s
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Shell
Description Narrow band bracelet made by removing the entire upper portion from a bivalve shell and grinding and polishing the cut edges very smooth; Except for being polished, the bracelet is completely undecorated.
Dimensions (cm) Thickness = 0.8, Max Diam = 7.7

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0030   CAS 1984-0008-0030; Bracelet
Category Jewelry & Metalwork
Object Name Bracelet
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Shell
Description Narrow band bracelet made by removing the entire upper portion from a bivalve shell and grinding and polishing the cut edges very smooth; Except for being polished, the bracelet is completely undecorated.
Dimensions (cm) Thickness = 0.7, Max Diam = 7.7

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0247A,B   CAS 1984-0008-0247A,B; Bracelets (2)
Category Jewelry & Metalwork
Object Name Bracelets (2)
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Shell
Description Narrow band bracelets (2) made by removing the entire upper portion from a bivalve shell and grinding and polishing the cut edges very smooth; Except for being polished, the bracelets are completely undecorated
Dimensions (cm) Thickness = A,B=0.8, Max Diam = A=10.9; B=9.2

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0242A,B   CAS 1984-0008-0242A,B; Bracelets (2)
Category Jewelry & Metalwork
Object Name Bracelets (2)
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Shell
Description Narrow band bracelets (2) made by removing the entire upper portion from a bivalve shell and grinding and polishing the cut edges very smooth; Except for being polished, the bracelets are completely undecorated.
Dimensions (cm) Thickness = A,B=0.8, Max Diam = A=7.2; B=7.3

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0318   CAS 1984-0008-0318; Ear ornament
Category Jewelry & Metalwork
Object Name Ear ornament
Culture Melanesian: ni-Vanuatu
Global Region Oceania
Country Vanuatu (New Hebrides)
State/Prov./Dist. unknown
County
Other Geographic Data Northern Vanuatu
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1926
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Cane reed
Description Ear ornament worn through pierced earlobe by men or women (dependent upon wearer's status, ornament's design, and occasion) made from length of cane reed that is incised along its entire length with geometric designs that are then inked in black.
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 0.9, Length = 34.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0319   CAS 1984-0008-0319; Ear ornament
Category Jewelry & Metalwork
Object Name Ear ornament
Culture Melanesian: ni-Vanuatu
Global Region Oceania
Country Vanuatu (New Hebrides)
State/Prov./Dist. Torba or Penama
County
Other Geographic Data Gaua, Ambae, or Maewo (possibly)
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1926
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Cane reed; Ink
Description Ear ornament worn through pierced earlobe by men or women (dependent upon wearer's status, ornament's design, and occasion) made from length of cane reed that is incised along its entire length with geometric designs that are then inked in black.
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 0.9, Length = 22.1

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0279   CAS 1984-0008-0279; Earring
Category Jewelry & Metalwork
Object Name Earring
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1920s
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Sea turtle shell (tortoiseshell)
Description Single earring in the form of a chain of 10 interlocking rings, each fashioned from a narrow strip of turtle shell that is tapered at each end and then probably steamed and bent into circular shape while being strung together; Cut edges of each ring have been polished smooth; Generally, the rings alternate between larger and smaller.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 4.5, Max Diam = 4.0, Length = ca. 32.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0164   CAS 1984-0008-0164; Necklace
Category Jewelry & Metalwork
Object Name Necklace
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Teeth
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 9.6, Length = 3.2

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0352A   CAS 1984-0008-0352A; Necklace
Category Jewelry & Metalwork
Object Name Necklace
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Yanonga
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Coral
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 0.6, Length = 69.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0352C   CAS 1984-0008-0352C; Necklace
Category Jewelry & Metalwork
Object Name Necklace
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Yanonga
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1900-1920s
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Shell
Description Single strand of small white shell disk beads strung on native (?) 2-ply cordage.
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 0.4, Length = 39.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0351   CAS 1984-0008-0351; Necklace
Category Jewelry & Metalwork
Object Name Necklace
Culture Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Polynesia
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1920s
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Porpoise (?) teeth; Glass beads; Commercial thread
Description Short single strand necklace comprising eighty-seven porpoise (?) teeth, alternating with single or paired very small white glass seed beads (and three amber-colored glass seed beads), all strung on commercial black thread, whose ends are not tied together.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 1.5, Thickness = 0.5, Length = 31.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0345   CAS 1984-0008-0345; Necklace
Category Jewelry & Metalwork
Object Name Necklace
Culture unknown
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Shells
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = ca. 2.0, Thickness = ca. 1.0, Length = ca. 73.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0346   CAS 1984-0008-0346; Necklace
Category Jewelry & Metalwork
Object Name Necklace
Culture unknown
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Shell: cowrie (Cypraeidae)
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = ca. 2.5, Thickness = ca. 1.3, Length = ca. 24.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0347   CAS 1984-0008-0347; Necklace
Category Jewelry & Metalwork
Object Name Necklace
Culture unknown
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Shell: cowrie (Cypraeidae)
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = ca. 2.5, Thickness = ca. 1.3, Length = ca. 32.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0348   CAS 1984-0008-0348; Necklace
Category Jewelry & Metalwork
Object Name Necklace
Culture unknown
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Shell: cowrie (Cypraeidae)
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = ca. 2.5, Thickness = ca. 1.3, Length = ca. 45.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0349   CAS 1984-0008-0349; Necklace
Category Jewelry & Metalwork
Object Name Necklace
Culture unknown
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Shells
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 1.8, Thickness = 1.0, Length = 86.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0284   CAS 1984-0008-0284; Necklace
Category Jewelry & Metalwork
Object Name Necklace
Culture unknown
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Thread; Leather
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 0.8, Max Diam = ca. 11.5

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0244   CAS 1984-0008-0244; Necklace
Category Jewelry & Metalwork
Object Name Necklace
Culture unknown
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Shell: cowrie (Cypraeidae)
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = ca. 2.5, Thickness = ca. 1.3, Length = ca. 55.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0447   CAS 1984-0008-0447; Necklace
Category Jewelry & Metalwork
Object Name Necklace
Culture unknown
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Shells; Seeds
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 1.8, Thickness = 1.1, Length = 17.3

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0394   CAS 1984-0008-0394; Pendant
Category Jewelry & Metalwork
Object Name Pendant
Culture unknown
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Shell
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 3.7, Depth = 0.7, Thickness = 0.3, Length = 8.5

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0435   CAS 1984-0008-0435; Pendant blank
Category Jewelry & Metalwork
Object Name Pendant blank
Culture unknown
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Shell
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 4.2, Depth = 2.6, Thickness = 0.3, Length = 12.4

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0001   CAS 1984-0008-0001; Drum
Category Musical Instruments
Object Name Drum
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data East coast
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood; Lizard skin
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 61.5, Depth = 18.4, Max Diam = 39.6

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0005   CAS 1984-0008-0005; Panpipes
Category Musical Instruments
Object Name Panpipes
Culture Melanesian: ni-Vanuatu
Global Region Oceania
Country Vanuatu (New Hebrides)
State/Prov./Dist. Torba
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Gaua, Banks Islands
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1920s
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo; Plant fiber; Pitch (?)
Description Panpipes made from 10 hollowed sections of bamboo stems of graduated lengths, all laid side by side and twined together plant fibers; The lower end of each bamboo stem is plugged with black pitch-like substance and entire exterior of panpipes is blackened; Longest stem holds the key note, with each succeeding stem a bit shorter to produce a slightly higher note.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 9.6, Thickness = 1.0, Length = 15.8

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0080   CAS 1984-0008-0080; Bowl
Category Pottery; Vessels
Object Name Bowl
Culture Polynesian: Tongan (?)
Global Region Oceania
Country Tonga
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Troluhad or Fotohaa
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1920-1925
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Clay; Paint
Description Small round and shallow bowl with wide, flat base, rounded sides, inward curving rim, and wide mouth; Interior and exterior surfaces are scraped smooth and are undecorated except for band of very small fish arranged in single file that has been hand painted around upper side of bowl in colors of white, blue, black, and yellow; Printed in black lettering just below the painted band is "Flying Fish _ _ das" (Barbados?); Overall color of bowl is terra cotta.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 2.3, Thickness = 0.6, Rim Diam = 6.5, Max Diam = 8.4

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0328   CAS 1984-0008-0328; Vanilla beans
Category Raw Materials
Object Name Vanilla beans
Culture Polynesian: Tahitian
Global Region Oceania
Country Society Islands
State/Prov./Dist. Tahiti
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Vanilla beans
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 4.4, Length = 17.7

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0145   CAS 1984-0008-0145; Cloth (lava lava)
Category Textiles
Object Name Cloth (lava lava)
Culture Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Tubuai (Austral) Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Rapa
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture 1920s
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Probably cotton; Aniline dye
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 104.0, Length = ca. 184.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0146   CAS 1984-0008-0146; Cloth (lava lava)
Category Textiles
Object Name Cloth (lava lava)
Culture Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Tubuai (Austral) Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Rapa
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture 1920s
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Probably cotton; Aniline dye
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 99.0, Length = ca. 170.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0151   CAS 1984-0008-0151; Dress
Category Textiles
Object Name Dress
Culture Melanesian: ni-Vanuatu
Global Region Oceania
Country Vanuatu (New Hebrides)
State/Prov./Dist. Malampa
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Malakula
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1926
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Pandanus fiber; Native dye
Description Rectangular textile (identified by collector as girl's dress), woven in two bands that are fastened together down center; Both bands are woven almost entirely in 1/1 plain plaiting except for several rows woven in 3/1 along sides and several zigzag designs woven in 2/1 near each end; small band along one end is also woven in openwork pattern; Fibers along one side and along both ends are shredded an extend as short fringe; Entire textile is dyed deep purple-red except for several paired parallel lines and two bands of stacked chevrons, all of which are resist dyed and are oriented parallel to short axis of textile. (See CAS 1984-0008-0264A for a belt that may have been part of this skirt originally.)
Dimensions (cm) Width = ca. 26.0, Thickness = 0.2, Length = ca. 92.0

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0149A-C   CAS 1984-0008-0149A-C; Dress
Category Textiles
Object Name Dress
Culture Polynesian: Tahitian
Global Region Oceania
Country Society Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1920s
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Grass; Seeds
Description Ceremonial dance dress worn by men.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 31.0, Thickness = 4.9, Length = 131.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0081   CAS 1984-0008-0081; Dress or dance tunic
Category Textiles
Object Name Dress or dance tunic
Culture Polynesian: Tongan
Global Region Oceania
Country Tonga
State/Prov./Dist. unknown
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1920s
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Paper mulberry bark; Shells; Seeds; Pandanus fiber; Commercial cotton cloth; Cotton (?) thread
Description Child's dress or dance tunic made from a single piece of tapa cloth that is folded in half along the shoulder and the two halves partially seamed together along the sides and under the short sleeves; Tapa cloth is made from strips of paper mulberry bark that have been beaten into thin sheets and overlapped to form a larger sheet which is undecorated except for large negative inverted and off-centered "U' shape on front of dress; Except for inverted "U' shape motif, entire surface of dress was rubbed to yield an all-over brown color; Semi-circular neck hole and outer edges of both sleeves are edged with strips of commercially printed cotton cloth and small folded triangles of natural colored and dyed red pandanus, all machine sewn to dress with black thread; Neck hole is framed on front and back with several rows of dark brown seed beads and several rows of off-white and darker brown olivella shells, all laid in rows parallel to contour of neck hole; Numerous short strands of additional olivella shells hang pendant from the shells framing the neck hole, with bits of dyed red pandanus attached to the final bead on many of the strands.
Dimensions (cm) Width = ca. 60.0, Thickness = 2.3, Length = ca. 56.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0157   CAS 1984-0008-0157; Mat
Category Textiles
Object Name Mat
Culture Polynesian: Samoan
Global Region Oceania
Country Samoa
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Pandanus
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 13.5, Length = 87.0

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0166   CAS 1984-0008-0166; Pubic apron
Category Textiles
Object Name Pubic apron
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Grass
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = ca. 13.0, Thickness = ca. 2.0, Length = ca. 50.0

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0274   CAS 1984-0008-0274; Pubic apron
Category Textiles
Object Name Pubic apron
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Grass
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = ca. 10.5, Thickness = ca. 2.0, Length = ca. 38.0

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0275   CAS 1984-0008-0275; Pubic apron
Category Textiles
Object Name Pubic apron
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Santa Ana (Owa Roha)
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Grass
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = ca. 8.0, Thickness = ca. 1.0, Length = ca. 32.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0291   CAS 1984-0008-0291; Pubic apron
Category Textiles
Object Name Pubic apron
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Grass
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = ca. 12.0, Thickness = ca. 1.0, Length = ca. 33.0

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0103   CAS 1984-0008-0103; Pubic apron
Category Textiles
Object Name Pubic apron
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Island: San Cristobal (Bauro)
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Grass
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = ca. 13.0, Thickness = ca. 2.5, Length = ca. 31.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0152   CAS 1984-0008-0152; Skirt
Category Textiles
Object Name Skirt
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist. Milne Bay Province: Massim District
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Grass
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 25.5, Length = 32.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0154   CAS 1984-0008-0154; Skirt
Category Textiles
Object Name Skirt
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Grass
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 21.3, Length = 62.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0161   CAS 1984-0008-0161; Skirt
Category Textiles
Object Name Skirt
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Island: San Cristobal (Bauro)
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Grass
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 21.3, Length = 53.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0153   CAS 1984-0008-0153; Skirt
Category Textiles
Object Name Skirt
Culture Melanesian or Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Melanesia or Polynesia
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Grass
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 13.7, Length = 40.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0147   CAS 1984-0008-0147; Skirt
Category Textiles
Object Name Skirt
Culture Melanesian: ni-Vanuatu
Global Region Oceania
Country Vanuatu (New Hebrides)
State/Prov./Dist. Malampa
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Ambrym
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1920s
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 62.4, Length = 37.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0162   CAS 1984-0008-0162; Skirt
Category Textiles
Object Name Skirt
Culture Polynesian: Tahitian
Global Region Oceania
Country Society Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 32.5, Length = 49.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0155   CAS 1984-0008-0155; Skirt
Category Textiles
Object Name Skirt
Culture Polynesian: Tahitian
Global Region Oceania
Country Society Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Grass
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 28.0, Length = 85.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0156   CAS 1984-0008-0156; Skirt
Category Textiles
Object Name Skirt
Culture Polynesian: Tahitian
Global Region Oceania
Country Society Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Grass
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 27.4, Length = 69.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0136   CAS 1984-0008-0136; Tapa cloth
Category Textiles
Object Name Tapa cloth
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Santa Cruz Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Anuda (Cherry)
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Mulberry bark
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 35.0, Length = 512.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0137   CAS 1984-0008-0137; Tapa cloth
Category Textiles
Object Name Tapa cloth
Culture Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country New Caledonia
State/Prov./Dist. Uvea
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Wallis
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1920s
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Paper mulberry bark; Native and aniline dyes
Description Elongated, rectangular tapa cloth, possibly a lafi, a bandolier worn by men, made from strips of paper mulberry bark that have been beaten into thin sheets which are then overlapped to form a larger cloth; Design field is divided into series of horizontal bands at each end covering approximately 1/4 of the field, with the central area left open; End bands are decorated with various motifs, including stars, plants, and checkerboard designs, all painted in colors of dark blue, purple, and turquoise blue black; Similar motifs are repeated in central field, but more sparsely; Solid black border frames cloth on all four sides; Ends of cloth have been cut to form series of wide triangular fringes that are painted with black border designs.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 55.5, Length = 244.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0138   CAS 1984-0008-0138; Tapa cloth
Category Textiles
Object Name Tapa cloth
Culture Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Western Polynesia
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Mulberry bark; Dyes
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 186.0, Length = 215.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0139   CAS 1984-0008-0139; Tapa cloth
Category Textiles
Object Name Tapa cloth
Culture Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Western Polynesia
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Mulberry bark; Dyes
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 115.0, Length = 198.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0141   CAS 1984-0008-0141; Tapa cloth
Category Textiles
Object Name Tapa cloth
Culture Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Western or Central Polynesia
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Mulberry bark; Dyes
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 33.0, Length = 232.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0356   CAS 1984-0008-0356; Tapa cloth
Category Textiles
Object Name Tapa cloth
Culture Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Western or Central Polynesia
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Mulberry bark; Dyes
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 82.0, Length = 204.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0434   CAS 1984-0008-0434; Tapa cloth
Category Textiles
Object Name Tapa cloth
Culture Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Polynesia
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1920s
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Mulberry bark; Dyes
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 146.0, Length = 185.5

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0358   CAS 1984-0008-0358; Tapa cloth
Category Textiles
Object Name Tapa cloth
Culture Polynesian: Fijian
Global Region Oceania
Country Fiji
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Mulberry bark; Dyes
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 47.0, Length = 91.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0359   CAS 1984-0008-0359; Tapa cloth
Category Textiles
Object Name Tapa cloth
Culture Polynesian: Fijian
Global Region Oceania
Country Fiji
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Mulberry bark; Dyes
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 46.0, Length = 164.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0354   CAS 1984-0008-0354; Tapa cloth
Category Textiles
Object Name Tapa cloth
Culture Polynesian: Fijian
Global Region Oceania
Country Fiji
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1920s
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Paper mulberry bark; Native dyes
Description Elongated rectangular tapa cloth, made from strips of paper mulberry bark that have been beaten into thin sheets which are then overlapped to form larger sheets; Central design field is divided into three rectangular panels, with both ends decorated with positive and negative narrow parallelograms in black and white; Central panel is subdivided into 10 smaller blocks, each containing a negative star or floral motif on a black or half black-half brown background; Series of elaborate borders frame the cloth on all four sides (1 end now missing), the most prominent border consisting of a continuous band of negative diamonds with a central star motif; Outermost edges of cloth were painted with series of parallel diagonal lines, and then cut to form long narrow fringes along sides of cloth and shorter, triangular fringes along ends; All designs were probably applied using stencils to paint black designs, sometimes over a brown underpainting.
Dimensions (cm) Width = ca. 66.0, Length = ca. 206.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0355   CAS 1984-0008-0355; Tapa cloth
Category Textiles
Object Name Tapa cloth
Culture Polynesian: Fijian
Global Region Oceania
Country Fiji
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1924-1925
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Mulberry bark; Native paints
Description Narrow rectangular tapa cloth made from strips of mulberry bark that have been beaten flat; Finished cloth is natural off-white color except for simple dark black geometric band that is stamped and painted along both long edges; The same band with heavier framing lines is also stamped and painted in the central design field in a wide zigzag pattern, forming a series of large triangles along the length of the cloth, with each triangle containing one or two black floral motifs.
Dimensions (cm) Width = ca. 53.0, Length = ca. 327.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0357   CAS 1984-0008-0357; Tapa cloth
Category Textiles
Object Name Tapa cloth
Culture Polynesian: Samoan
Global Region Oceania
Country Samoa
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Mulberry bark; Dyes
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 132.0, Length = 173.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0142   CAS 1984-0008-0142; Tapa cloth
Category Textiles
Object Name Tapa cloth
Culture Polynesian: Samoan
Global Region Oceania
Country Samoa
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Mulberry bark; Dyes
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 118.0, Length = 137.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0143   CAS 1984-0008-0143; Tapa cloth
Category Textiles
Object Name Tapa cloth
Culture Polynesian: Samoan
Global Region Oceania
Country Samoa
State/Prov./Dist. unknown
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture 1920s
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Mulberry bark; Dyes
Description Large rectangular tapa cloth made from strips of mulberry bark that have been beaten into thin sheets that are overlapped to form a larger cloth, which is then painted overall with designs and cut into smaller sections such as this example; Design field is divided into 5 narrow columns of rectangular blocks alternating with 4 wide columns of 6 rectangular blocks; Blocks in end and center narrow columns are alternately brown or black, while the blocks in remaining two narrow columns are all painted with single black diamond shapes, forming the trunks of palm trees (?), whose leaves are depicted in the flanking columns of wider blocks, also including a coconut (?) in alternating blocks; Wide band along two ends of the cloth are undecorated except for series of wide and widely spaced brown diagonal lines, and the numbers "6" through "10" along one end, indicating the measurements from the original large cloth from which this example was cut.
Dimensions (cm) Width = ca. 252.0, Length = ca. 208.0

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0140   CAS 1984-0008-0140; Tapa cloth
Category Textiles
Object Name Tapa cloth
Culture Polynesian: Samoan
Global Region Oceania
Country Samoa
State/Prov./Dist. unknown
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Mulberry bark; Dyes
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 95.0, Length = 152.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0144   CAS 1984-0008-0144; Tapa cloth
Category Textiles
Object Name Tapa cloth
Culture Polynesian: Tongan
Global Region Oceania
Country Tonga
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1920s
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Mulberry bark; Dyes
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = ca. 416.0, Length = ca. 448.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0360   CAS 1984-0008-0360; Tapa cloth
Category Textiles
Object Name Tapa cloth
Culture Polynesian: Tongan
Global Region Oceania
Country Tonga
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1920s
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Paper mulberry bark; Dyes
Description Very large rectangular tapa cloth, made from strips of paper mulberry bark that have been beaten into thin sheets, which are overlapped to form the larger cloth; Design field is divided horizontally across center into halves and each half is subdivided into 4 elongated panels near the center and 4 nearly square panels at the ends; The elongated panels, separated by bands of negative zigzags, are decorated with several large motifs including necklaces or leis, fans, and rings with occasional large black dots, representing the fruit of the hea tree, and accompanied by the word "FAKALALA O PILOLEVU", referring to the named design "fakalala"; Each elongated panel is bordered on one end by a band of fern or palm-like motifs that are accompanied by the word "SISI O APUO PILOLEVU"; Square panels at each end of cloth are undecorated, except for measurement markings; All design motifs are applied with a kupesi or rubbing tablet and then over-painted in dark brown; Only the area around the kupesi and the actual motif were rubbed, leaving the surrounding areas of the cloth a natural off-white color; Series of narrow parallel brown lines in background around motifs indicates cloth was made on worktable that was strung with sennit cord; Cloth has been cut along both sides.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 198.0, Length = 455.0

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0401   CAS 1984-0008-0401; Tapa beater
Category Textiles; Tools & Implements
Object Name Tapa beater
Culture Polynesian: Tongan
Global Region Oceania
Country Tonga
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1920s
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood
Description Elongated rectangular 4-sided tapa beater carved from a single piece of wood; Proximal end is slightly constricted to form a handle; Above the handle the beater gradually expands in width to the squared off distal end; Each of the four faces shows a different pattern: one face is smooth and completely undecorated; the remaining three faces are carved, respectively, with two, three, and four deeply incised, parallel and equally spaced grooves.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 5.7, Thickness = 5.6, Length = 32.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0334   CAS 1984-0008-0334; Adze blade
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Adze blade
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Santa Ana (Owa Roha)
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Stone
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 5.1, Thickness = 2.0, Length = 11.6

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0333   CAS 1984-0008-0333; Adze blade
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Adze blade
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Melanesia
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Stone
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 4.5, Thickness = 1.6, Length = 10.8

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0252   CAS 1984-0008-0252; Adze blade
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Adze blade
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Melanesia
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Stone
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 6.4, Thickness = 3.2, Length = 10.3

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0063   CAS 1984-0008-0063; Adze blade
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Adze blade
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Melanesia
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Stone
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 6.0, Thickness = 2.5, Length = 10.2

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0064   CAS 1984-0008-0064; Adze blade
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Adze blade
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Melanesia
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Stone
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 4.2, Thickness = 1.8, Length = 6.1

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0065   CAS 1984-0008-0065; Adze blade
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Adze blade
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Melanesia
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Stone
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 4.1, Thickness = 2.2, Length = 10.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0066   CAS 1984-0008-0066; Adze blade
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Adze blade
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Melanesia
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Stone
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 9.0, Thickness = 3.8, Length = 15.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0067   CAS 1984-0008-0067; Adze blade
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Adze blade
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Melanesia
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Stone
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 4.3, Thickness = 1.7, Length = 7.2

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0251   CAS 1984-0008-0251; Adze blade
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Adze blade
Culture Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Polynesia
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Stone
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 3.6, Thickness = 1.1, Length = 5.3

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0253   CAS 1984-0008-0253; Axe blade
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Axe blade
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Highlands
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Stone
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 11.1, Thickness = 1.4, Length = 12.4

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0068   CAS 1984-0008-0068; Axe blade
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Axe blade
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Highlands
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Stone
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 9.0, Thickness = 0.9, Length = 21.2

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0085   CAS 1984-0008-0085; Axe handle
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Axe handle
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Highlands
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 47.0, Thickness = 5.2, Length = 48.5

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0326   CAS 1984-0008-0326; Bird point
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Bird point
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 2.4, Length = 11.9

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0250A,B   CAS 1984-0008-0250A,B; Bird points (2)
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Bird points (2)
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = A=2.8; B=2.4, Length = A=14.5; B=14.8

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0228   CAS 1984-0008-0228; Bone tool
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Bone tool
Culture unknown
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bone
Description Elongated, very narrow oar-shaped tool carved from a length of bone; distal end of shaft is biplanar, tapering to a cylindrical shape toward the proximal end; Proximal tip expands to form a small, squared off knob.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 0.6, Thickness = 0.3, Length = 11.4

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0390   CAS 1984-0008-0390; Cane
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Cane
Culture unknown
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 3.8, Thickness = 3.8, Length = 98.5

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0288   CAS 1984-0008-0288; Currency
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Currency
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist. New Britain
County
Other Geographic Data Rabaul
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber; Cowrie (Cypraeidae) shells
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 0.9, Length = 13.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0038A-D   CAS 1984-0008-0038A-D; Currency
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Currency
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Santa Cruz Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Anuda (Cherry)
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Shells
Description
Dimensions (cm) Thickness = A,D=0.5; B,C=0.4, Max Diam = A=11.5; B=10.3; C=12.0; D=7.7

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0036   CAS 1984-0008-0036; Currency
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Currency
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Choiseul
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. early 1900s
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Shell: Tridacna sp.
Description Currency created from piece of flat Tridacna shell that has been cut into triangular shape with a rounded apex; Triangular hole with rounded apex is cut into upper half of shell; Side opposite apex is bifacially ground thin and a series of shallow V-shaped notches are filed along it.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 11.2, Thickness = 0.9, Length = 8.9

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0016   CAS 1984-0008-0016; Currency
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Currency
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Island: San Cristobal (Bauro)
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. late 1800s to early 1900s
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Shell (Tridacna sp.)
Description Currency created from large circular ring of shell that has been cut and polished to shape; Top and bottom edges are flat, while interior and exterior edges are slightly rounded; Color is off-white; Original field collection tag indicates its value as 50 d or cl (?).
Dimensions (cm) Thickness = 0.9, Max Diam = 13.4

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0017   CAS 1984-0008-0017; Currency
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Currency
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Shell (Tridacna sp.)
Description
Dimensions (cm) Thickness = 0.4, Max Diam = 3.9

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0018   CAS 1984-0008-0018; Currency
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Currency
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Island: San Cristobal (Bauro)
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. late 1800s to early 1900s
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Shell (Tridacna sp.)
Description Currency created from large round shell disk that has been cut and polished to shape; Disk is very slightly biconvex in cross-section; Single hole has been drilled near the center and a second one nearer to the edge; Color is off-white.
Dimensions (cm) Thickness = 0.3, Max Diam = 12.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0019   CAS 1984-0008-0019; Currency
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Currency
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Shell (Tridacna sp.)
Description
Dimensions (cm) Thickness = 1.8, Max Diam = 12.3

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0020   CAS 1984-0008-0020; Currency
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Currency
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Shell (Tridacna sp.)
Description
Dimensions (cm) Thickness = 1.5, Max Diam = 9.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0296   CAS 1984-0008-0296; Currency
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Currency
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. late 1800s to early 1900s
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Shell (Tridacna sp.)
Description Currency created from large circular ring of shell that has been cut and polished to shape; Top and bottom edges are flat and exterior edge is perfectly straight; Interior edge has a slight median ridge running around its entire circumference; Color is off-white; Hereditary currency.
Dimensions (cm) Thickness = 2.0, Max Diam = 10.3

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0276   CAS 1984-0008-0276; Currency
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Currency
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Savo
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Shell (Tridacna sp.); Sennit cordage
Description
Dimensions (cm) Thickness = 0.4, Max Diam = 11.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0352B   CAS 1984-0008-0352B; Currency
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Currency
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Yanonga
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Coral
Description
Dimensions (cm) Thickness = 0.9, Max Diam = 6.9

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0229   CAS 1984-0008-0229; Dipper
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Dipper
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Guadalcanal
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Gourd
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 8.0, Width = 9.5, Length = 13.7

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0230   CAS 1984-0008-0230; Dipper
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Dipper
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Guadalcanal
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Gourd
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 8.1, Width = 10.5, Length = 13.4

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0058A,B   CAS 1984-0008-0058A,B; Fishing lure and hook
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Fishing lure and hook
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1920s (A)
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Shell: pearl oyster (Pinctada sp.) and abalone (Haliotis sp.); Sea turtle shell (tortoiseshell); Glass beads; Cordage
Description A: Fishing lure comprising an elongated shaft that is cut from a pearl oyster shell and has a short triangular projection on its lower end and gradually tapers to a point at the upper end that also includes expanded lateral tangs; Lateral edges are carefully shaped; Pair of very short square tangs are cut along each lateral edge near base and a separate upward curving turtle shell hook is secured perpendicular to the shaft, with native cordage that is wrapped around both the hook and the shaft, as well as through a hole that is drilled through the base of the hook; Also secured within the cordage wrapping is a single short stand of 12 small glass seed beads (9 yellow, 1 white, and 2 blue) and bits of red wool yarn, all of which originally hung pendant from the shaft as fringe; Expanded lateral tangs at upper end of shaft provided for attaching short line by which lure could be fastened to a fishing line; B: Small V-shaped hook carved from a single piece of shell; Black markings along shaft of hook are meant to portray eyes and body markings of small fish; Length of native cordage is tied to proximal end of shaft; Hook was accompanied by CAS 1984-0008-0058A when received by CAS, and the two are assumed to have been used together.
Dimensions (cm) Width = A=1.6, Thickness = A=2.5, Length = A=8.2

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0059A,B   CAS 1984-0008-0059A,B; Fishing lure and hook
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Fishing lure and hook
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1920s (A)
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Shell: pearl oyster (Pinctada sp.) and abalone (Haliotis sp.); Sea turtle shell (tortoiseshell); Glass beads; Cordage
Description A: Fishing lure comprising an elongated shaft that is cut from a pearl oyster shell and has a short triangular projection on its lower end and gradually tapers to a point at the upper end that also includes expanded lateral tangs; Lateral edges are carefully shaped; Pair of very short square tangs are cut along each lateral edge near base and a separate upward curving turtle shell hook is secured perpendicular to the shaft, with native cordage that is wrapped around both the hook and the shaft, as well as through a hole that is drilled through the base of the hook; Also secured within the cordage wrapping is a single short stand of 7 small glass seed beads (4 white and 3 red) and a tuft of red wool yarn at its end, all of which hang pendant from the shaft as fringe; Expanded lateral tangs at upper end of shaft provided for attaching short line by which lure could be fastened to a fishing line; B: Small V-shaped hook carved from a single piece of shell; Black markings along shaft of hook are meant to portray eyes and body markings of small fish; Length of native cordage is tied to proximal end of shaft; Hook was accompanied by CAS 1984-0008-0059A when received by CAS, and the two are assumed to have been used together.
Dimensions (cm) Width = A=1.4, Thickness = A=2.3, Length = A=8.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0198   CAS 1984-0008-0198; Fishing spear
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Fishing spear
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Melanesia
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo; Metal: Iron
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 0.9, Length = 138.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0433   CAS 1984-0008-0433; Fishing spear
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Fishing spear
Culture unknown
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo; Metal
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 4.4, Length = 161.1

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0087   CAS 1984-0008-0087; Fly whisk / switch
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Fly whisk / switch
Culture Polynesian: Fijian
Global Region Oceania
Country Fiji
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood; Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = ca. 28.0, Length = 46.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0088   CAS 1984-0008-0088; Fly whisk / switch
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Fly whisk / switch
Culture Polynesian: Fijian
Global Region Oceania
Country Fiji
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood; Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = ca. 29.0, Length = 41.0

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0086   CAS 1984-0008-0086; Fly whisk / switch
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Fly whisk / switch
Culture Polynesian: Samoan
Global Region Oceania
Country Samoa
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood; Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 2.5, Length = ca. 92.0

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0332   CAS 1984-0008-0332; Mortar
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Mortar
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Guadalcanal; Marau Sound
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 5.9, Length = 19.9

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0302   CAS 1984-0008-0302; Pounder
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Pounder
Culture Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Cook Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Stone
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 7.2, Length = 12.3

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0051   CAS 1984-0008-0051; Pounder
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Pounder
Culture Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Cook Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Stone
Description Stone pounder; Looks like Society Islands pounder identified from a book of the Cook expeditions.
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 7.8, Length = 12.2

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0052   CAS 1984-0008-0052; Pounder
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Pounder
Culture Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Marquesas Islands?
State/Prov./Dist. unknown
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Stone
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 11.2, Length = 19.4

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0053   CAS 1984-0008-0053; Pounder
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Pounder
Culture Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Society Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Stone
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 8.8, Length = 14.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0301   CAS 1984-0008-0301; Pounder
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Pounder
Culture Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Polynesia
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Stone
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 7.5, Length = 11.7

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0300   CAS 1984-0008-0300; Pounder
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Pounder
Culture Polynesian: Marquesan
Global Region Oceania
Country Marquesas Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Stone
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 10.8, Length = 15.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0054   CAS 1984-0008-0054; Pounder
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Pounder
Culture Polynesian: Marquesan
Global Region Oceania
Country Marquesas Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Stone
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 16.1, Length = 22.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0225   CAS 1984-0008-0225; Scoop
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Scoop
Culture Micronesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Micronesia
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 9.2, Width = 11.7, Length = 34.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0339   CAS 1984-0008-0339; Twine bundle
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Twine bundle
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data City: Zagahemi
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 0.1, Length = ca. 19.0

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0062   CAS 1984-0008-0062; Utensil
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Utensil
Culture Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Polynesia
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bone
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 10.9, Thickness = 0.9, Length = 28.2

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0077   CAS 1984-0008-0077; Container
Category Vessels
Object Name Container
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Gourd
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 15.2, Thickness = 0.3, Max Diam = 14.8

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0330   CAS 1984-0008-0330; Container
Category Vessels
Object Name Container
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Gourd
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 13.2, Max Diam = 14.8

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0069   CAS 1984-0008-0069; Container
Category Vessels
Object Name Container
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Tuamotu Archipelago
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Tureia
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Coconut shell
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 12.5, Max Diam = 13.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0070   CAS 1984-0008-0070; Container
Category Vessels
Object Name Container
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Tuamotu Archipelago
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Tureia
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Coconut shell
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 12.4, Max Diam = 13.2

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0226   CAS 1984-0008-0226; Container
Category Vessels
Object Name Container
Culture Polynesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Polynesia
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Gourd; Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 19.2, Rim Diam = 8.8, Max Diam = 23.6

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0413   CAS 1984-0008-0413; Lime container
Category Vessels
Object Name Lime container
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Island: San Cristobal (Bauro)
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 12.0, Max Diam = 5.5

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0368A-C   CAS 1984-0008-0368A-C; Lime container with spatula
Category Vessels; Tools & Implements
Object Name Lime container with spatula
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo
Description Lime container with spatula.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 16.2, Max Diam = 4.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0424   CAS 1984-0008-0424; Oar / paddle
Category Watercraft
Object Name Oar / paddle
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Ugi
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood; Shell: nacre (mother-of-pearl)
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 9.5, Thickness = 3.4, Length = 157.1

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0419   CAS 1984-0008-0419; Oar / paddle
Category Watercraft
Object Name Oar / paddle
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Eastern Solomon Islands?
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 11.7, Thickness = 3.2, Length = 174.4

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0420   CAS 1984-0008-0420; Oar / paddle
Category Watercraft
Object Name Oar / paddle
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Choiseul
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture ca. 1927
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 13.4, Thickness = 2.7, Length = 133.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0263   CAS 1984-0008-0263; Oar / paddle
Category Watercraft
Object Name Oar / paddle
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Island: San Cristobal (Bauro)
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 16.4, Thickness = 3.0, Length = 176.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0199   CAS 1984-0008-0199; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.5, Length = 141.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0182   CAS 1984-0008-0182; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.6, Length = 130.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0203   CAS 1984-0008-0203; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo; Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.5, Length = 121.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0207   CAS 1984-0008-0207; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 0.7, Length = 130.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0176   CAS 1984-0008-0176; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo; Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 2.0, Length = 138.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0177   CAS 1984-0008-0177; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo; Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.4, Length = 141.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0178   CAS 1984-0008-0178; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo; Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.8, Length = 136.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0179   CAS 1984-0008-0179; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist. unknown
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo; Pitch (?); Plant fiber
Description Arrow with shaft made from unmodified bamboo shoot; Foreshaft is made from wide bamboo splinter that is sharpened at distal end and hafted to distal end of arrow shaft by means of several woven bands, one woven ring, and large quantity of pitch-like substance; Woven hafting bands and ring are all painted with red pigment.
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 2.0, Length = 132.2

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0180   CAS 1984-0008-0180; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist. unknown
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo; Pitch (?); Plant fiber
Description Arrow with shaft made from unmodified bamboo shoot; Foreshaft is made from wide bamboo splinter that is sharpened at distal end and hafted to distal end of arrow shaft by means of several woven bands, one woven ring, and large quantity of pitch-like substance; Woven hafting bands and ring are all painted with red pigment.
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.6, Length = 129.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0184   CAS 1984-0008-0184; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.6, Length = 141.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0185   CAS 1984-0008-0185; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.0, Length = 133.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0186   CAS 1984-0008-0186; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist. unknown
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo; Pitch (?); Plant fiber
Description Arrow with shaft made from unmodified bamboo shoot; Foreshaft is made from a slightly larger bamboo shoot that has been cut obliquely to form a sharp point and hafted to distal end of arrow shaft by means of several woven bands, one woven ring, and large quantity of pitch-like substance.
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.2, Length = 128.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0187   CAS 1984-0008-0187; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 2.2, Length = 130.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0188   CAS 1984-0008-0188; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.7, Length = 142.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0189   CAS 1984-0008-0189; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 0.9, Length = 115.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0190   CAS 1984-0008-0190; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 2.2, Length = 138.9

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0191   CAS 1984-0008-0191; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.4, Length = 143.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0192   CAS 1984-0008-0192; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 2.2, Length = 133.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0425   CAS 1984-0008-0425; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo; Wood; Bone
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 1.4, Max Diam = 1.2, Length = 119.7

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0431   CAS 1984-0008-0431; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist. unknown
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo; Wood; Pitch (?); Plant fiber
Description Arrow with shaft made from unmodified bamboo shoot; Cylindrical wood foreshaft expands slightly in diameter toward its distal end before tapering gradually to a sharp distal point and is hafted to distal end of arrow shaft by means of several woven bands, one woven ring, and large quantity of pitch-like substance; Hafting bands and ring are painted with red pigment.
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 2.0, Length = 139.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0432   CAS 1984-0008-0432; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo; Wood; Bone
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.1, Length = 119.4

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0423   CAS 1984-0008-0423; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 2.3, Length = 134.9

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0427   CAS 1984-0008-0427; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo; Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.1, Length = 114.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0428   CAS 1984-0008-0428; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo; Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.8, Length = 131.3

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0429   CAS 1984-0008-0429; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo; Wood; Bone
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.3, Length = 117.1

Catalog Number

CAS 2000-0005-0002   CAS 2000-0005-0002; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist. unknown
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1925-1929
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Reed; Bamboo
Description Arrow with reed shaft and split bamboo foreshaft that tapers to sharp distal point; Foreshaft is inserted into distal end of shaft and secured with pitch and several small woven fiber rings; Both the pitch and the fiber rings are painted an ochre color.
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 2.2, Length = 130.3

Catalog Number

CAS 2000-0005-0003   CAS 2000-0005-0003; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist. unknown
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1925-1929
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Reed; Wood
Description Arrow with reed shaft and long black wooden foreshaft that tapers to sharp point; Foreshaft is wrapped along most of its length with very narrow fiber strip which secures 7 pairs of short opposing barbs; Portion of foreshaft that is wrapped is painted a red ochre color; 2 series of short black lines are painted near proximal end of reed shaft.
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.0, Length = 115.7

Catalog Number

CAS 2000-0005-0004   CAS 2000-0005-0004; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist. unknown
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1925-1929
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Reed; Wood; Pitch
Description Arrow with reed shaft and elongated wooden point that is triangular in cross-section; Point is inserted into reed shaft and secured with quantity of pitch and several narrow woven fiber rings; Foreshaft is carved with geometric design on two of its faces near its proximal end.
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.7, Length = 122.9

Catalog Number

CAS 2000-0005-0005   CAS 2000-0005-0005; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist. unknown
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1925-1929
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Reed; Bamboo
Description Arrow with reed shaft and fitted with 4 short points, each fashioned from bamboo sliver; 3 of the points are notched along their lateral edges and all 4 taper to sharp distal points; All points are inserted into red shaft and held in place with 9 woven fiber rings which are painted a red ochre color.
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.2, Length = 122.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0181   CAS 1984-0008-0181; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo; Wood; Bone
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.1, Length = 123.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0205   CAS 1984-0008-0205; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo; Wood; Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 0.8, Length = 108.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0218   CAS 1984-0008-0218; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 0.8, Length = 107.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0220   CAS 1984-0008-0220; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.1, Length = 84.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0170   CAS 1984-0008-0170; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo; Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.0, Length = 117.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0171   CAS 1984-0008-0171; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo; Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.1, Length = 108.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0172   CAS 1984-0008-0172; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo; Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.1, Length = 107.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0173   CAS 1984-0008-0173; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo; Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 0.8, Length = 123.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0174   CAS 1984-0008-0174; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo; Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.1, Length = 108.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0175   CAS 1984-0008-0175; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo; Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 0.9, Length = 109.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0206   CAS 1984-0008-0206; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Melanesia
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo; Wood; Bone
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 0.9, Length = 111.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0193   CAS 1984-0008-0193; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Melanesia
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 0.9, Length = 126.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0194   CAS 1984-0008-0194; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Melanesia
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo; Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 0.9, Length = 127.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0195   CAS 1984-0008-0195; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Melanesia
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo; Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 0.9, Length = 134.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0196   CAS 1984-0008-0196; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Melanesia
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo; Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.1, Length = 115.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0197   CAS 1984-0008-0197; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Melanesia
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 0.9, Length = 136.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0208   CAS 1984-0008-0208; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Melanesia
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 0.9, Length = 133.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0209   CAS 1984-0008-0209; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Melanesia
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo; Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 0.9, Length = 114.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0210   CAS 1984-0008-0210; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Melanesia
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 0.9, Length = 134.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0212   CAS 1984-0008-0212; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Melanesia
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 0.9, Length = 107.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0213   CAS 1984-0008-0213; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Melanesia
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo; Bone
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 0.8, Length = 114.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0214   CAS 1984-0008-0214; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Melanesia
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo; Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 0.8, Length = 128.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0215   CAS 1984-0008-0215; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Melanesia
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo; Plant fiber; Resin
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 0.9, Length = 133.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0216   CAS 1984-0008-0216; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Melanesia
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo; Wood; Plant fiber; Resin
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 0.9, Length = 104.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0183   CAS 1984-0008-0183; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Melanesia
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo; Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.4, Length = 135.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0200   CAS 1984-0008-0200; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Melanesia
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 2.5, Length = 132.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0201   CAS 1984-0008-0201; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Melanesia
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo; Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 0.9, Length = 126.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0202   CAS 1984-0008-0202; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Melanesia
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 0.9, Length = 154.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0393   CAS 1984-0008-0393; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Melanesia
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo; Wood; Coral
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.4, Length = 99.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0430   CAS 1984-0008-0430; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture unknown
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo; Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 2.9, Max Diam = 1.4, Length = 130.4

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0426   CAS 1984-0008-0426; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture unknown
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo; Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.5, Length = 140.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0387   CAS 1984-0008-0387; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture unknown
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.0, Length = 130.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0388   CAS 1984-0008-0388; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture unknown
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo; Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.8, Length = 102.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0378   CAS 1984-0008-0378; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture unknown
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo; Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 0.8, Length = 81.8

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0379   CAS 1984-0008-0379; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture unknown
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo; Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.1, Length = 83.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0380   CAS 1984-0008-0380; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture unknown
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.1, Length = 92.2

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0381   CAS 1984-0008-0381; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture unknown
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.0, Length = 92.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0377A,B   CAS 1984-0008-0377A,B; Arrow (2 pieces)
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow (2 pieces)
Culture unknown
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo; Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 0.9, Length = 64.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0395   CAS 1984-0008-0395; Arrow foreshaft
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow foreshaft
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood: Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.2, Length = 30.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0273   CAS 1984-0008-0273; Arrow foreshaft
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow foreshaft
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood; Pigment
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.2, Length = 31.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0322   CAS 1984-0008-0322; Arrow foreshaft
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow foreshaft
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.0, Length = 30.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0000   CAS 1984-0008-0000; Arrow foreshaft
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow foreshaft
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Melanesia
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.1, Length = 30.4

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0392   CAS 1984-0008-0392; Arrow foreshaft
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow foreshaft
Culture unknown
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.0, Length = 53.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0396   CAS 1984-0008-0396; Arrow foreshaft with point
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow foreshaft with point
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo; Wood; Bone; Pigment
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.1, Length = 32.1

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0397   CAS 1984-0008-0397; Arrow foreshaft with point
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow foreshaft with point
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo; Wood; Bone
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.2, Length = 20.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0323   CAS 1984-0008-0323; Arrow foreshaft with point
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow foreshaft with point
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Santa Cruz Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bone; Wood; Plant fiber; Pigment
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 0.9, Length = 40.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0245   CAS 1984-0008-0245; Arrow or spear shaft binding
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow or spear shaft binding
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Grass
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 3.2, Length = 4.8

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0391   CAS 1984-0008-0391; Arrow shaft
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow shaft
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.3, Length = 85.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0383   CAS 1984-0008-0383; Arrow shaft
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow shaft
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.2, Length = 95.4

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0384   CAS 1984-0008-0384; Arrow shaft
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow shaft
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.6, Length = 104.7

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0385   CAS 1984-0008-0385; Arrow shaft
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow shaft
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.6, Length = 102.3

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0219   CAS 1984-0008-0219; Arrow shaft
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow shaft
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.0, Length = 105.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0217   CAS 1984-0008-0217; Arrow shaft
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow shaft
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo; Wood; Bone
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 0.8, Length = 112.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0211   CAS 1984-0008-0211; Arrow shaft
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow shaft
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Melanesia
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.0, Length = 122.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0204   CAS 1984-0008-0204; Arrow shaft
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow shaft
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Melanesia
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.0, Length = 115.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0386   CAS 1984-0008-0386; Arrow shaft
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow shaft
Culture unknown
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.1, Length = 101.8

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0382   CAS 1984-0008-0382; Arrow shaft
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow shaft
Culture unknown
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.0, Length = 97.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0374   CAS 1984-0008-0374; Arrow shaft
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow shaft
Culture unknown
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.1, Length = 91.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0375   CAS 1984-0008-0375; Arrow shaft
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow shaft
Culture unknown
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.1, Length = 95.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0376   CAS 1984-0008-0376; Arrow shaft
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow shaft
Culture unknown
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 0.9, Length = 87.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0285   CAS 1984-0008-0285; Arrow shaft binding
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow shaft binding
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Grass
Description
Dimensions (cm) Thickness = 0.6, Max Diam = 1.9

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0286   CAS 1984-0008-0286; Arrow shaft binding
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow shaft binding
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Grass
Description
Dimensions (cm) Thickness = 0.5, Max Diam = 1.6

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0287   CAS 1984-0008-0287; Arrow shaft binding
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow shaft binding
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Grass
Description
Dimensions (cm) Thickness = 0.6, Max Diam = 2.3

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0299   CAS 1984-0008-0299; Arrow shaft binding
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow shaft binding
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.1, Length = 1.3

Catalog Number

CAS 2000-0005-0001   CAS 2000-0005-0001; Bow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Bow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist. unknown
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1925-1929
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood
Description Hand carved wooden bow that is relatively flat in cross-section and tapered at each end; A low ridge is carved at each end, presumably to secure the bow string which is now missing; Interior face of bow bears traces of a pale gray backing fiber, parts of which are marked with lightly incised cross-hatched lines.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 3.3, Thickness = 1.9, Length = 155.9

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0221   CAS 1984-0008-0221; Bow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Bow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands or Santa Cruz Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 2.8, Length = ca. 208.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0222   CAS 1984-0008-0222; Bow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Bow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Melanesia
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 3.6, Thickness = 2.3, Length = 178.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0421   CAS 1984-0008-0421; Bow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Bow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Melanesia
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 2.8, Thickness = 1.5, Length = 167.8

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0422   CAS 1984-0008-0422; Bow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Bow
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Melanesia
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 3.4, Thickness = 2.6, Length = 165.2

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0262   CAS 1984-0008-0262; Bow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Bow
Culture unknown
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 4.0, Thickness = 1.4, Length = 157.5

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0084   CAS 1984-0008-0084; Club
Category Weaponry
Object Name Club
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Melanesia
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood
Description Throwing club.
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 8.8, Length = 39.9

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0365   CAS 1984-0008-0365; Club
Category Weaponry
Object Name Club
Culture Melanesian: ni-Vanuatu
Global Region Oceania
Country Vanuatu (New Hebrides)
State/Prov./Dist. Shefa
County
Other Geographic Data Efate (?)
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1926
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood
Description Club carved from single piece of wood; Cylindrical shaft terminates at each end in an elaborately carved head; At one end a bell-shaped cap is supported on 5 outer supporting columns and a larger central column, with short spoke extending out from center column to outer columns, all carved in openwork relief; Opposite end terminates in a rounded mushroom-like cap, below which is a larger 5-sided club head with 5 short cylindrical projections.
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 8.0, Length = 97.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0366   CAS 1984-0008-0366; Club
Category Weaponry
Object Name Club
Culture Melanesian: ni-Vanuatu
Global Region Oceania
Country Vanuatu (New Hebrides)
State/Prov./Dist. Malampa
County
Other Geographic Data Ambrym (?)
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1920s
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood
Description Club carved from single piece of wood; heavy cylindrical shaft terminates at proximal end in expanded, domed cap; Opposite (distal) end is carved with 4 small egg-shaped projections around side, surmounted by a larger, domed cap.
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 7.9, Length = 81.5

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0364   CAS 1984-0008-0364; Club
Category Weaponry
Object Name Club
Culture Polynesian: Fijian
Global Region Oceania
Country Fiji
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood
Description Throwing club.
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 14.5, Length = 48.1

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0082   CAS 1984-0008-0082; Club
Category Weaponry
Object Name Club
Culture Polynesian: Fijian
Global Region Oceania
Country Fiji
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood; Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Depth = 24.3, Max Diam = 7.8, Length = ca. 96.0

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0083   CAS 1984-0008-0083; Club
Category Weaponry
Object Name Club
Culture Polynesian: Fijian
Global Region Oceania
Country Fiji
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood; Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Depth = 18.0, Max Diam = 5.9, Length = ca. 87.5

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0407   CAS 1984-0008-0407; Club / truncheon
Category Weaponry
Object Name Club / truncheon
Culture unknown
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 4.4, Length = 26.4

Catalog Number CAS 1984-0008-0261   CAS 1984-0008-0261; Club shield
Category Weaponry
Object Name Club shield
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 19.5, Thickness = 2.5, Length = 135.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0256   CAS 1984-0008-0256; Projectile point
Category Weaponry
Object Name Projectile point
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood; Plant fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 2.8, Thickness = 2.0, Length = 23.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0272   CAS 1984-0008-0272; Projectile point
Category Weaponry
Object Name Projectile point
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 1.2, Thickness = 0.8, Length = 24.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0321   CAS 1984-0008-0321; Projectile point
Category Weaponry
Object Name Projectile point
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bone
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 0.6, Length = 22.4

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0265   CAS 1984-0008-0265; Projectile point
Category Weaponry
Object Name Projectile point
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Melanesia
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 0.7, Thickness = 0.3, Length = 8.7

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0266   CAS 1984-0008-0266; Projectile point
Category Weaponry
Object Name Projectile point
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Melanesia
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 0.6, Thickness = 0.4, Length = 9.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0267   CAS 1984-0008-0267; Projectile point
Category Weaponry
Object Name Projectile point
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Melanesia
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 0.6, Thickness = 0.4, Length = 8.9

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0268   CAS 1984-0008-0268; Projectile point
Category Weaponry
Object Name Projectile point
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Melanesia
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 0.5, Thickness = 0.4, Length = 9.2

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0269   CAS 1984-0008-0269; Projectile point
Category Weaponry
Object Name Projectile point
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Melanesia
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bamboo
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 0.8, Thickness = 0.3, Length = 9.2

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0255   CAS 1984-0008-0255; Projectile point
Category Weaponry
Object Name Projectile point
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Melanesia
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood
Description