Wooden Maori Walking Stick; Unknown; 088-1900-352-0001


Waimate Museum & Archives


Wooden Maori Walking Stick

About this object

Light brown in colour. It has a rounded wooden top. The rest of the top part consist of a carved Maori Warrior, which has a mother of pearl eyes and a heavily tattooed face and body. In his right hand, he holds a paua shell patu, around his lower back and legs he is wearing some sort of clothing, with the front of his legs exposed. There is further carving further down the walking stick. The stick ends with a brass ferrule.

Date Made


Place Made

New Zealand

Medium and Materials

wood, paua shell, mother of pearl, brass. Carving


Length: 890mm

Subject and Association Keywords


Subject and Association Keywords

Walking Stick


Maori: Taonga Collection

Credit Line

Presented by Mrs O'Brien, Studholme Street, Waimate

Object Type

Walking Stick

Object number


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