Marquesan. <em>Stilt Step (Tapuvae)</em>, late 18th century. Wood, 15 x 2 5/8 x 4 5/8 in. (38.1 x 6.7 x 11.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Arturo and Paul Peralta-Ramos, 56.6.106. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 56.6.106_SL1.jpg)

Stilt Step (Tapuvae)


Medium: Wood

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 18th century

Dimensions: 15 x 2 5/8 x 4 5/8 in. (38.1 x 6.7 x 11.7 cm)


Accession Number: 56.6.106

Image: 56.6.106_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Carved wooden stilt step; upper tiki carved with arms and legs; lower carved upside down, back view, surface incised with parallel lines forming large diamonds Condition: bottom broken off, scratched

Brooklyn Museum