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Coconut Grater

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Object Number:
2013-18-52
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Truk Islands
Tol Islands
Polle
Section:
Oceanian
Materials:
Tridacna Shell
Description:
Coconut grater blade made from a giant clam shell (Tridacna sp ). Convex/concave. Wavy exterior ridges of the clam shell on convex face. Lashed to the projecting neck of a coconut grating stool and used to grate the flesh of a cut coconut.
Height:
1.1cm
Length:
12cm
Width:
4.5cm
Credit Line:
Gift of Stephen B. Richmond
Other Number:
250   -   Collector Number

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