Water Carrier (Object)


From: Society Islands

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number 2003-32-250
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Society Islands
Section Oceanian
Materials Coconut | Coconut Fiber | Wood

Water carrier. Coconut shell with hole in top, second hole for carrying cord. Remains of coconut fiber cord and bamboo (?) stopper (broken - only half present). The coconut fiber rope is braided Society Islands style. "Colonie de Tahiti 13242 / . . . de Exposant Colonie . . . .gargoulette" Exhibited at l'Exposition universelle de Paris 1900.

Height 14.3 cm
Width 15 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number 1994.X.11540 - Other Number | 13242 - Other Number | CIVIC1994.X.11540 - Other Number

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