- Museum number
Barkcloth beater made of wood, three sides have grooves.
- Production date
Length: 33 centimetres
- Curator's comments
Light patch on one of the beating surfaces, probably formerly bore stuck-on original label
Description in Extracts from the British and Medieval Register 1757-1878, p.205:
14. Wood quadrangular club, three sides scored being a tapa beater for making native cloth. Length 13 inches. Island of Matuku, Fiji
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- From the HMS Herald SW Pacific expedition of 1852-1861.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number