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Bark Cloth Beater

Object Number:2003-32-276
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Society Islands (uncertain)
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Length: 45.5 cm
Width: 6 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:1995.X.16117 - Other Number
CIVIC1995.X.16117 - Other Number

Description

Bark cloth beater with quadrangular, grooved striking end and a cylindrical, flared handle. Four striking surfaces with longitudinal grooves: 54, 42, 16, 47. Exhibited at l'Exposition universelle de Paris 1900. Society Islands.

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