Two Tapa Beaters (I‘e Kuku)
Arts of the Pacific Islands
19th-early 20th century
1 1/2 × 1 1/2 × 14 1/4 in. (3.8 × 3.8 × 36.2 cm) (show scale)
Gift of George C. Brackett and Robert B. Woodward
Two barkcloth beaters, used for beating the wauke bark for tapa
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Hawaiian. Two Tapa Beaters (I‘e Kuku), 19th-early 20th century. Wood, 1 1/2 × 1 1/2 × 14 1/4 in. (3.8 × 3.8 × 36.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of George C. Brackett and Robert B. Woodward, 02.258.2646a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.02.258.2646a.jpg)
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