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Many clubs used to be bound with plaited coir cords (magimagi). Here the binding is affixed on top of strips of barkcloth and combines three different colours: light red, dark red and black. A cord of plaited coir attached to the handle is threaded with white shell beads.
Narokorokoyawa,Wainimala River,Viti Levu, Fiji. Collected by A. von Hügel, 1875-77. Z 3150