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Feather Box Lid

Native NameWaka Huia
Object Number:29-93-42B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Maori
Provenience: New Zealand
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Credit Line:Purchased from the Estate of George Byron Gordon, 1927
Other Number:GBG 27 - Gordon Number

Description

Lid for feather box 29-93-42A. Oval, flat. Entire surface covered with carved design of interlocking curves of rauponga (rows of dog-tooth notches surrounded by parallel grooves and ridges).

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Simmons, D. R. 1982. Catalogue of Maori Artefacts in the Museums of Canada and the United States of America.. Auckland. Bulletin of the Auckland Institute and Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pl. 234 C (second from bottom) (side view) and D (bottom) (detail)View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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