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Predicate Object 1927 1927-01-01T00:00:00.000Z 1927-12-31T00:00:00.000Z 1927.88 Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, 1927.88, 10895 Aitutaki/Cook Islands 2004-04-07T00:00:00.000Z 1 2021-03-04T05:40:42.075Z Cook Islands Akairo a te Taunga Pacific Collection Access Project 45 Toki tarai. Hafted adze. Top heavy. A large, roughly polished toki (adze - triangular in cross section) hafted to a long, wooden haft shaped from a section of tree branch. The adze has been hafted incorrectly, with the flat side of the blade placed posterior. Lashing of puru akari (braided coconut sennit) of a flat iri taki toru (3-ply braid) lashed on to the top of the haft to secure the adze, with a piece of coconut sheath between the lashing and the adze, acting as a gasket. No carved surface decoration on the haft itself which is natural in colour. The lashing is natural in colour and the toki (adze) is dark grey in colour. Toki taraī
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