Bark cloth beater

Production date
08 Oct 1982
Country
Fiji
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Description
Bark cloth beater, made of wood, known as IKE. Flared, quadrangular, grooved on 3 sides, smooth on 4th side. Two opposing sides have 2 grooves, 3rd side has 3 grooves.
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Measurements
L435 x W37mm at widest end.
Media/Materials description
Wood
Indeterminate Hardwood (Woods)
History and use
This beater is used in the process of making tapa.
Registration number
E11799

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