laplap Knife

Title

laplap Knife

Description

A Torres Island laplap knife made of a dark wood with raised bars in the middle of the knife.

Publisher

SJBS

Format

L: 0.40 W: 0.06
Wood

Type

Physical Object

Coverage

Torres Islands, Vanuatu

Abstract

This knife, made of dark wood and decorated with loops in the handle, is from the Torres Island. Many would choose to be buried with their knives as they were important personal possessions.

Files

L-TMM-0006.JPG

Citation

“laplap Knife,” Joseph Banks Centre, accessed January 25, 2022, https://hsjbs.omeka.net/items/show/56.

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