Ceremonial Stilts

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Date:1800 - 1850 (c.)

Description:One of a pair of ceremonial stilts depicting a face, from the Marquesa Islands in Polynesia, made in the early or mid 19th century, 1800-1850.

It has been carved from a dark wood into a long, tapering shape with the rear surface concave.

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Donor ref: LEAMG : M731.1924.1 (60/23334)

Source: Leamington Spa Art Gallery and Museum

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