Marquesan. <em>Stilt Step (Tapuvae)</em>, late 19th or early 20th century. Wood, 14 1/4 x 2 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. (36.2 x 6.4 x 10.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Arturo and Paul Peralta-Ramos, 56.6.22. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 56.6.22_SL1.jpg)

Stilt Step (Tapuvae)


Medium: Wood

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th or early 20th century

Dimensions: 14 1/4 x 2 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. (36.2 x 6.4 x 10.8 cm)


Accession Number: 56.6.22

Image: 56.6.22_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Teakwood stilt, upper tiki carved as head with abstract body, incised with parallel lines forming diamonds; lower tiki carved with arms, legs Condition: broken at lower end, step portion broken, repaired and cracked

Brooklyn Museum