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Feather Box Lid

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Object Number:
29-93-15B
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Maori
Provenience:
New Zealand
Section:
Oceanian
Materials:
Wood
Shell
Description:
Lid for feather box 29-92-15A. Oval. Fairly deep. High relief human figures both ends. Rest of surface covered with overall rauponga carving (rows of dog-tooth notches surrounded by parallel grooves and ridges) in large spirals. Inside the numeral 25 [Gordon number]. Three pairs of small holes, one near one end, two near the other.
Credit Line:
Purchased from the Estate of George Byron Gordon, 1929
Other Number:
GBG 25   -   Gordon Number

Bibliography:

[Article] Hall, H. U. 1920. "Maori Wood Carving and Moko". : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 231
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