Arts of the Pacific Islands
A. Augustus Healy Fund
Prior to 1938, provenance not yet documented; by 1938, acquired by Thor Heyerdahl of Lillehammer, Norway; May 1942, purchased from Thor Heyerdahl by the Brooklyn Museum.
Iridescent shell scraper for coconut. The toothed edge is used for scraping.
This item is not on view
Marquesan. Coconut Scraper, before 1938. Shell, 1 15/16 x 3 1/8 in. (5 x 8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, A. Augustus Healy Fund, 42.211.18. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.42.211.18.jpg)
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