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Polisher (uncertain)

Object Number:2003-32-115
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Caledonia
Date Made: 1885
Early Date: 1885
Late Date: 1885
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Balsa Wood (uncertain)
Length: 32.8 cm
Width: 5.8 cm
Thickness: 2.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:1993.X.251 - Other Number

Description

Four sided object of very soft, light weight material (balsa?), tapered to hand grip at one end. Printed labels, some only partially legible, on one broad and two narrow faces. Face without label randomly scratched. Exhibited at l'Exposition universelle de Paris 1900.

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