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Bark Cloth Beater

Object Number:2003-32-77
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Caledonia
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Length: 34 cm
Width: 6 cm
Outside Diameter: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.16109 - Other Number
14657 - Other Number

Description

Elliptical bark cloth beater with grooves in a grid pattern (54 crosswise X 36 lengthwise). Exhibited at l'Exposition universelle de Paris 1900. New Caledonia. See Marchal, Boulay, and Kasarherou (1990). Similar to 1995.X.16164.

Bibliography:

[Book] Boulay, Roger. 1990. De jade et de nacre.. Paris. Reunion des Musees Nationaux.View Objects related to this reference

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