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Staff
Staff
Date:
19th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Wood - Light Weight, Feather - Wild Fowl, Metal - Iron Alloy
Dimensions:
182.9 x 15.2 x 10.2 cm (72 x 6.5 x 4 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Oceania
Culture/People:
Batak
Accession Number:
2006.127.17
Acquisition Date:
2006-12-31
Credit Line:

Gift of George and Marie Hecksher

Carved from one piece of wood with metal wrapped around the bottom section of the staff. The feathers are tied in a tight bundle with string to the top of the staff. The surface has an even black coating.

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