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Object Number:
CIVIC1995.X.16607
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Marquesan
Provenience:
Marquesas Islands
Date Made:
Before 1900
Early Date:
1890
Late Date:
1900
Section:
Oceanian
Materials:
Stone
Wood
Plant Fiber
Description:
Roughly shaped stone blade, tanged, with triangular cross-section. Attached to forked wooden haft by criss-crossed lashings of braided plant fiber. Fragments of blue-edged stickers from L'Exposition universelle de Paris, 1900, one of which could read "Hac[hette] "du Nu[ku Hiva] Marq[uesas].
Credit Line:
Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Other Number:
1995.X.16607   -   Other Number
13247   -   Other Number
1438   -   Other Number

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