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Ceremonial Adze

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Artist Unknown (Cook Islands)

Date

c. 1800

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Woodwork | Wood, stone, plant fibers
Size: 31 15/16 x 10 x 3 in. (81.12 x 25.4 x 7.62 cm)
Creation Place: Oceania, Polynesia, Cook Islands
Culture: Oceania, Polynesia, Cook Islands
Style: 18th-19th century
Physical Description: four-sided shaft, hollow in center, with openwork linear designs; stone blade attached to shaft with fibers
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Ethel Morrison Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 98.114.1
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009