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Gutta-Percha Tap

Object Number:P472B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Kantu'
Provenience: Borneo
Dutch West Borneo
Kapuas River
Putus Sibau
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Bone
Metal
Length: 28 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Alfred C. Harrison Jr. and Dr. H. M. Hiller, 1899

Description

Fe. Pat. Metal tool for tapping trees to gather gutta percha. Handle mde from antler of a Sambar deer.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

The Dayaks: Peoples of the Borneo Rain Forest (Furness, Hiller, Harrison Borneo Collection) (25 Feb 1989 - 01 Jul 1990) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Manuscript] Hiller, Hiram M. Hiller Journal Voyage II Book IV.. pg. 1-104 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 98View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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