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Ceremonial adz

1998.413 (RS23645)

Description

Wooden adz (for hollowing out canoes). One piece of carved wood as handle. Complex geometric carvings. Stone piece at top tied to handle by rope, complex weave and layering of rope.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1900
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
carving (processes)
rope
stone (rock)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Woodworking T&E
Descriptive terms
ADZ
adzes
Carved
carving (processes)
Rope
rope
Souvenir
souvenirs
Stone
stone (rock)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
49.5 x 11 x 5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.413
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18377

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