Toki

Description
Hafted adze. The piece was originally a greenstone adze hafted to a wooden handle, lashed with flax. The greenstone adze has been removed from the piece. The handle/ haft would not have been original to the stone. The wood is a pale yellowish coloured wood. It does not appear to be a timber native to New Zealand. The binding is NZ flax.
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Description
Hafted adze. The piece was originally a greenstone adze hafted to a wooden handle, lashed with flax. The greenstone adze has been removed from the piece. The handle/ haft would not have been original to the stone. The wood is a pale yellowish coloured wood. It does not appear to be a timber native to New Zealand. The binding is NZ flax.
Measurements
Dimensions: 140 x 73mm: a - Adze head
Dimensions: 595 x 105 x 55mm: b - Handle
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ID number
7278

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