From: Marquesas Islands

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number 2003-32-328
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Marquesan
Provenience Marquesas Islands
Date Made Before 1900
Section Oceanian
Materials Stone | Wood | Plant Fiber

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].

Height 45.6 cm
Width 21.1 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number 1995.X.16607 - Other Number | 13247 - Other Number | 1438 - Other Number | CIVIC1995.X.16607 - Other Number

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