About this object

Object specifics

  • Type
    Body Art
  • Culture
    Maori
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Oceania: Polynesia: New Zealand
  • Date made
    1942 before
  • Materials
    Wood; Technique: Carved
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society, Taunton Museum, 1942
  • Collector
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    2.5 x 0.9 x 29.0 cm
  • Note
    Comment: Good, rare (Roger Neich, March 1994).

    Acquired by Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society, Taunton Museum, from Miss M Parsons & M Gale.
  • Related people
    M Miss Gale (Previous owner); M Miss Parsons (Previous owner); Taunton Museum (Previous owner)

Where is this object from?

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Taunton Museum

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Purchase
    Owned until: 1942
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
  • M Miss Parsons

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: Unknown or unrecorded
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
  • M Miss Gale

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: Unknown or unrecorded
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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