Bark Cloth Beater


From: Hawaiian Islands

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number 2003-33-11
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Hawaiian Islands
Section Oceanian
Materials Wood

Quadrangular bark cloth beater with tapered handle. Four faces with longitudinal grooves: 16, 25, 27 and 17, which is 2/3 cross-hatched. Each face used during a different stage in the bark cloth production process. Sticker: "Hawaii."

Length 37.3 cm
Width 4.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number 1995.X.16111 - Other Number | JM 31 - Other Number | PCM 23 - Other Number | CIVIC1995.X.16111 - Other Number

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