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Bark Cloth Beater

Object Number:2003-32-79
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Caledonia
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Height: 5.5 cm
Length: 34 cm
Width: 7 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:1995.X.16164 - Other Number

Description

Bark cloth beater with an elliptical shape and grid-like grooves. Likely made of pine. Exhibited in l'Exposition universelle de Paris 1900. New Caledonia. See Marchal, Boulay, and Kasarherou (1990:181). Exhibited at l'Exposition universelle de Paris 1900.

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