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Totara Hoe (waka paddle); 1860's - 1890's; X001.33.2

Totara Hoe (waka paddle), 1860's - 1890's, X001.33.2
Name/Title
Totara Hoe (waka paddle)
About this object
Totara Hoe (waka paddle)
Date Made
1860's - 1890's
Place Made
New Zealand
Medium and Materials
Wood
Subject and Association Description
History unknown. Was it a ceremonial work as implied by its intricate carvings? Or could it have been carved for the early tourist trade by Te Arawa, who were known for carving pieces for tourism? Likely to be from the 1860s to 1890s.
Collection
Raglan Museum Collection
Object number
X001.33.2

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Totara Hoe (waka paddle)
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