Sail needle Z 2936 B

Sail needle, Saulaca
Musudroka, Vunivalu of Rewa, gave this needle made from the bone of a Bauan man to von Hügel, telling him to return it to Bau. Musudroka used the Baron’s links to chiefly Bauan families to perpetuate a long tradition of provocation between Rewa and Bau.
Rewa,Viti Levu, Fiji. Given to A. von Hügel by Musudroka, 3 November 1875. Z 2936 B

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