Adze haft

Description
A wooden haft and binding ready to be attached to a thick stone blade that would be used for carving canoes and other large wooden structures.
Accession Loan No.
42/1986
Collection Class
Tools for farm and craft
Common Name
adze haft
Simple Name
adze haft
Full Name
adze haft
Dimensions
long arm length 690 mm; short arm length 380 mm; whole W 235 mm
Production County
Milne Bay; Massim; Trobriands
Production Country
Papua New Guinea
Production Area Region
Melanesia
Production Continent
Oceania
Family Group

Material
wood; rattan
Function Name
tool
Collection Area Region
MELAN
Collection Continent
Pacific

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