Feather Box


From: New Zealand

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Native Name Waka Huia
Object Number P2313A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Maori
Provenience New Zealand
Section Oceanian
Materials Wood

Wooden box for storing huia feathers and small ornaments. Oval, with carved heads, tongues out, serving as handles. Bodies in relief on bottom: both female. Split one end, four small holes. Oval lid (P2313B).

Length 42 cm
Width 12.5 cm
Depth 5.5 cm
Credit Line Purchased from W. O. Oldman; Subscription of Herbert L. Clark in memory of Edward W. Clark, 1911
Other Number 21028 - Dealer's Number | P2313 - Old Museum Number

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