- Museum number
Barkcloth beater made of brown wood, circular in cross-section. The beating surface has parallel longitudinal grooves.
Length: 27.40 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Register 1976:
Another, similar [to Oc1976,11.120] but darker.
181-241 All objects from SOLOMON Islands.
120-121 PEAVA Village, GATOKAE Island, MAROVO LAGOON, NEW GEORGIA.
An ethnographical collection formed between September 1975 and January 1976 in the New Hebrides and the Solomon Islands by Assistant Keeper Dorota C. Starzecka.
See Eth.Doc. 955; and Photographs (transparencies and black and white prints in Departmental Pictorial Archive).
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Purchased for the British Museum by Dorota C. Starzecka, Assistant Keeper, British Museum Dept. of Ethnography (Museum of Mankind), on a tour of Vanuatu and Solomon Islands between September 1975 and January 1976. (see Eth. Doc. 955 and photos in AOA archive).
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 123 (Field number)