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Tapa Beater (I‘e Kuku)

Arts of the Pacific Islands

CULTURE Hawaiian
MEDIUM Kanila wood
  • Reportedly From: Hawai‘i, United States
  • DATES late 19th-early 20th century
    DIMENSIONS 15 3/4 x 2 1/4 x 2 1/8 in. (40 x 5.7 x 5.4 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 02.258.2660
    CREDIT LINE Gift of George C. Brackett and Robert B. Woodward
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Hawaiian. Tapa Beater (I‘e Kuku), late 19th-early 20th century. Kanila wood, 15 3/4 x 2 1/4 x 2 1/8 in. (40 x 5.7 x 5.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of George C. Brackett and Robert B. Woodward, 02.258.2660. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.02.258.2660.jpg)
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    Hawaiian. <em>Tapa Beater (I‘e Kuku)</em>, late 19th-early 20th century. Kanila wood, 15 3/4 x 2 1/4 x 2 1/8 in. (40 x 5.7 x 5.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of George C. Brackett and Robert B. Woodward, 02.258.2660. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.02.258.2660.jpg)