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Bark Cloth Beater

Object Number:87-8-39
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Sulawesi
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Length: 46 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Lorraine V. Aragon, 1987
Other Number:116 - Other Number

Description

Grooved wooden beater of pohon enan/baru tree (Arenga saccarifera). Flat, paddle-shaped wooden beater, with four broad longitudinal grooves on one side. Used first on bark before stone beaters (ike).

Bibliography:

[Article] Aragon, Lorraine V. 1990. "Barkcloth Production in Central Sulawesi". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 32. no. 1. pg. 33-48 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 38 (Fig. 10) (far left)View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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