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Coconut Grater

Object Number:2003-32-240
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Society Islands
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Length: 67.8 cm
Width: 11 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:1995.X.16610 - Other Number
12216 - Other Number
CIVIC1995.X.16610 - Other Number

Description

Coconut grater: flat, flaring piece of wood, wide end wound with braided coconut fiber rope. Exhibited at l'Exposition universelle de Paris 1900. Tag: "Tahiti 12216 / rape a coco en bois garnie de ficelle de coco."

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