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Pen made of outer thorn of "kabong" or "anam" tree ("Gomuti palm?").
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Diameter: 0.40 centimetres
Length: 14.70 centimetres
Weight: 2 grammes
- Curator's comments
- From acquisition notes "kabong; anam; Gomuti palm".
See AOA Christy Correspondence:
Letter Edward Armstrong, Control Pay Office, Dublin, 2 July 1873 - '...You will find also a Malay country pen, made up of one of the hard outer thorns of the "Kabong" or "auan" tree, the Goumuti palm....'
- Not on display
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- Additional IDs
CDMS number: As1873C1.8829 (old CDMS no.)