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ID: 700001875
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Record Type: Movable Work
Images: 1
Tata (canoe bailer) (bailer; Unknown; 1800; Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (Wellington, Welling...; registration number: ME013089)
Note: Maori bailing devices are known by several different names – tata, tiheru, and ta wai. This example is elaborately carved and adheres to the form of customary bailers, which is unique to Maori. Construction involved carving a single piece of wood to make a large hollowed scoop with a forward projecting handle.
Tata (canoe bailer) (preferred,C,U,RP,undetermined,U,U)
Catalog Level: item
Work Types:
bailer [300380485] (preferred)
..... (Objects Facet, Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name), Tools and Equipment (hierarchy name), equipment, <equipment by context>, vehicle equipment, watercraft equipment)

tools / implements (preferred)

Creation Date: 1800

Creator Display:
Unknown [preferred,VP]
carver unknown (unknown cultural designation) [500125274]
Creation: North Island [1008380] New Zealand (nation), Oceania (continent), World (facet) (Geographic)
Current: Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand) [500311561] Corporate Bodies (Corp. Body)
Repository Numbers: registration number: ME013089
Credit Line: Purchased 1974
Display Materials: wood
wood (plant material) [300011914]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (hierarchy name), materials (substances), <materials by origin>, biological material, plant material, <wood and wood by product>)
carving (processes) [300053149]
.......(Activities Facet, Processes and Techniques (hierarchy name), <processes and techniques by specific type>, <subtractive processes and techniques>, <carving and carving techniques>)

Dimensions: Overall: 440 (Length) x 240 (Width) mm
General Subject:
utilitarian objects (preferred)

List/Hierarchical Position:
..... Movable Works
Sources and Contributors:
Tata (canoe bailer)........ [VP]
........ Te Papa online (2000-); accessed 23 August 2012
Subject: ....... [VP]
....................... Te Papa online (2000-) accessed 23 August 2012
English ..... [VP]
..... Te Papa online (2000-) accessed 23 August 2012
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