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Bark Cloth Beater

Object Number:2003-32-271
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Society Islands (uncertain)
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Length: 35.5 cm
Width: 4 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:1995.X.16112 - Other Number
672 - Other Number
CIVIC1995.X.16112 - Other Number

Description

Bark cloth beater with a quadrangular, grooved beating end and a cylindrical, flared handle. Four striking surfaces with longitudinal grooves: 3, 11, 3, 22. Exhibited at l'Exposition universelle de Paris 1900. Society Islands.

Bibliography:

[Book] Kooijman, Simon. 1972. Tapa in Polynesia.. Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum. Vol. Bulletin 234. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 11-13 (Figs 1 and 2)View Objects related to this Type Citation

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