Water Carrier (Object)


From: Society Islands

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number 2003-32-249
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Society Islands
Section Oceanian
Materials Coconut Shell

Water carrier. Coconut shell with one largish hole in top and a small hole (for cord hanger). Sticker: Tahiti 13295 (?) Similar to 1994.X.11540, which has a stopper, a coconut fiber hanging strap and a French label identifying it as a water jug ("gargouillette"). Exhibited at l'Exposition universelle de Paris 1900.

Height 11 cm
Width 13 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number 1994.X.11538 - Other Number | 13295 (?) - Other Number

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