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 Type

Totara Hoe (waka paddle)

Object number

X001.33.2

Copyright Licence  

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