Maripi on stand
rimu wood, paua, pounamu/greenstone, natural fibre cord, walnut wood stand
330 x 95 x 20mm
W oct19 gd
A maripi is a knife or cutting instrument, traditionally made of wood with shark’s teeth as the cutting edge. This maripi has sharpened pounamu/greenstone as the cutting edge, and has decorative paua shell inlays.