Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Ifugao peoples
  • planer, late 1800s–1899
  • Where object was made: Luzon, Philippines
  • wood, metal
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 5.5 x 17 x 28 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 2 1/8 x 6 11/16 x 11 in
  • Gift of Captain William R. Van Tuyl
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1141

This wooden block has a hole in the middle (possibly for a blade) and two wooden handles. There is a single metal nail behind the hole, and a wooden peg runs crossways through the hole.