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Bark Cloth Beater

Object Number:87-8-15
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Lore
Provenience: Sulawesi
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Stone
Rattan
Peel
Credit Line:Purchased from Lorraine V. Aragon, 1987
Other Number:43 - Other Number

Description

Barkcloth beater with second largest grooves (watu ike tango') in different alignments on two faces. Stone head with nine vertical grooves on one face, fourteen diagonal grooves on the other. Mounted in rattan loop: no wooden handle.

Bibliography:

[Article] Aragon, Lorraine V. 1990. "Barkcloth Production in Central Sulawesi". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 32. no. 1. pg. 33-48 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 38 (Fig. 10) (3rd from left)View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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