Walking stick

This walking stick (tokotoko) is from New Zealand. It is a finely decorated and polished example of this type of object, with a small humanoid figure carved into the wood of the handle. The level of decoration and skill suggest this object belonged to a highly regarded member of the community.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
33/1953/16
Category
Ethnography
Collection Class
Personal objects
Collection Area Region
Australia and New Zealand
Material
wood
Common Name
walking stick
Simple Name
walking stick
Production Country
New Zealand

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walking stick