Digitised Image

Artist unknown :[Patu - "Te Whiu". n.d.]]

Reference Number: Curios-019-018

Stone patu (Maori weapon) originally belonging to Tuhoe chief, Maru-Wahia.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Sculpture, related to George William Shaw, Elsdon Best, Maru-wahia, Whakanoho-a-tai, Te Papa, Haruru, Pa-roa, Wi Tapeka, Paitini, Ngai Tuhoe, Patu o~newa and Flax.

Part of:
Artist unknown :[Patu - "Te Whiu". n.d.]], Reference Number Curios-019-018 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 curio(s)Argillite, 295 mm, with string of plaited flax threaded through hole in narrow ridged handle end.. Single curio

Historical Notes: Whakapapa generally do not specify the dates at which chiefs were alive. Maru-wahia may have lived as many as 5 generations before Elsdon Best.

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copy in preference to original.

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-002949)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Uninscribed.

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