Accession No

Z 2923 A


Description

Needle; Netting needle - Netting needles for making large mesh nets.


Place

Oceania; Polynesia; Fiji; Viti Levu; Raki Raki; Na Vua Vua


Period


Source

von Hügel, Anatole Andreas Aloys (Baron) [collector and donor]


Department

Anth


Reference Numbers

Z 2923 A; O.X.330.A.H ['A' in superscript]


Cultural Affliation


Material

Wood; Plant; Fibre


Local Term


Measurements


Events

Context (CMS Context)
A and B: original von Hügel collections. C bought Uxbridge c1900. Used for the manufacture of nets for catching turtles.
Event Date 1/6/1996
Author: maa


Description (CMS Description)
Netting needles for making large mesh nets.
Event Date 1/6/1996
Author: maa


Context (CMS Context)
Labels & inscriptions: 'O.X.330.A.H.' ['A' in superscript] and 'Z. 2923 A' inscribed in white ink on one of the vertical bars.
Event Date 15/1/2013
Author: Lucie Carreau


Context (CMS Context)
Catalogue card 1 reads [stamped in black ink:] 'Z 2923 FIJI'. [typed:] Na Vuavua. Rakiraki district. Na Vua Vua. Raki Raki. Viti Levu. Netting needles, 3 in number, for making large mesh nets, a, b, & c. a & b original von Hugel collections. C. bought Uxbridge circa 1900. a & c came from Na Vua Vua, Raki Raki, Viti Levu. Used for the manufacture of nets for catching turtles. B bought at Uxbridge.' [added in blue biro:] ' A holds rope of sennet.' [stamped in black ink:] 'THE VON HÜGEL COLLECTION CIRCA 1875.' [added in pencil:] 'a OX 330 a H E 13a' & 'b OX 330 b H'. [in pencil in the bottom left corner: 4/40 abc'. [stamped in black ink in the bottom right corner:] 'SHOW CASE NUMBER 4'. A small round red sticker pasted to the front of the card.
Catalogue card 2 reads [handwritten in black ink:] 'Z 2923 2 Na Vuavua, Rakiraki district. (Na Vua Vua, Raki Raki). VITI LEVU. 1 Uxbridge. Netting needles, 3 in number, for making large mesh nets, a, b, & c. a & b original von Hugel collections. C. bought Uxbridge circa 1900. a & c came from Na Vua Vua, Raki Raki, Viti Levu. Used for the manufacture of nets for catching turtles. B bought at Uxbridge. Show Case Number 4. [added in pencil:] 'a OX 330 a H E 13a' & 'b OX 330 b H'. [in pencil in the bottom left corner: 4/40 abc'.
Event Date 15/1/2013
Author: Lucie Carreau


Description (CMS Description)
H-shaped: the cord is coiled on the horizontal bar and the vertical bars curve inwards at the top and bottom to prevent cords from uncoiling. A thick 3-ply plaited coir cord is coiled on the horizontal bar.
Event Date 15/1/2013
Author: maa


Context (CMS Context)
Exhibited: 'Chiefs & Governors: Art and power in Fiji', Cambridge MAA, 7 June 2013 - 19 April 2014.
Event Date 25/4/2014
Author: Remke van der Velden


FM:109427

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