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Wooden Maori Walking Stick; Unknown; 088-1900-352-0001

Wooden Maori Walking Stick; Unknown; 088-1900-352-0001
Wooden Maori Walking Stick; Unknown; 088-1900-352-0001Wooden Maori Walking Stick; Unknown; 088-1900-352-0001Wooden Maori Walking Stick; Unknown; 088-1900-352-0001
Name/Title
Wooden Maori Walking Stick
About this object
Light brown in colour. It has a rounded wooden top. The rest of the top part consist of a carved Maori Warrior, which has a mother of pearl eyes and a heavily tattooed face and body. In his right hand, he holds a paua shell patu, around his lower back and legs he is wearing some sort of clothing, with the front of his legs exposed. There is further carving further down the walking stick. The stick ends with a brass ferrule.
Date Made
Unknown
Place Made
New Zealand
Medium and Materials
wood, paua shell, mother of pearl, brass. Carving
Measurements
Length: 890mm
Subject and Association Keywords
Maori
Walking Stick
Collection
Maori: Taonga Collection
Credit Line
Presented by Mrs O'Brien, Studholme Street, Waimate
Object Type
Walking Stick
Object number
088-1900-352-0001

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