Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Indonesia
  • adze, late 1800s–1994
  • Where object was made: Indonesia
  • wood, stone, plant fiber, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 52.5 x 5 x 34 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 20 5/8 x 1 15/16 x 13 3/8 in
  • Gift of Delbert and Carol Shankel
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3515

The adze has a brown "T" shaped handle. The black stone blade is attached at the end of the crossbar. The crossbar is wrapped with slightly lighter brown plant fiber.