Feather Box


From: New Zealand

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Native Name Waka Huia
Object Number P3113A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Maori
Provenience New Zealand
Section Oceanian
Materials Wood
Technique Carved

Flat oval box, for storing huia feathers and small ornaments. Figures (male and female) with hands ending in manaia carved in relief on bottom, ends. Unfinished surface decoration (dog-tooth notches and parallel ridges) begun on one side. Oval lid (P3113B).

Length 38 cm
Width 12.5 cm
Depth 5 cm
Credit Line Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912
Other Number 31207 - Dealer's Number | P3113 - Old Museum Number | 108 - Other Number

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