Tauihu Waka Tëtë

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Tauihu Waka Tëtë
Description
Carved wooden bow piece which comes from a fishing waka. The bow piece of a waka typically took the form of a stylised face with a protruding tongue, described as tëtë or pakoko. Carved head with large tougue protruding. Red orhre stain. Drilled lashing hole through neck and three drilled lashing holes on proper left side.
Production place
Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Measurements
290mm (height), 270mm (width), 573mm (length)
Accession number
0071/19
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