Ceremonial adz

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1880-1900

GUSN

GUSN-18377

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

Descriptive Terms

adzes
carving (processes)
rope
stone (rock)
wood (plant material)
souvenirs
Stone
Rope
Carved
Souvenir
ADZ

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

49.5 x 11 x 5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.413