Langda-Sela Style Adze

This Langda-Sela adze has a straight handle, called sirikto, by the Una-speaking makers and users. The handle was partially wrapped before it was smoked to give the wood a stripped effect.

Title: Langda-Sela Style Adze

Artist: Unknown

Creation Date: 1993

Geography: Indonesia, Papua, Anguruk

Culture: Yali

Medium: Wood, stone, rattan

Technique: Stone chiseling and grinding, smoking, lashing

Dimensions: 10.6 x 47 cm. (4.17 x 18.50 in.)

Classification: Tools & Equipment

Credit Line: Gift of Fleur Hampton in memory of Dr. O. W. Hampton, 2020

Object ID: H433-ALS012