Arts of the Pacific Islands
Red-rimmed label reads: "Stone Hammer used in canoe making, nailing wooden pegs"
Gift of George C. Brackett and Robert B. Woodward
Prior to 1902, provenance not yet documented; July 1902, purchased in Hawai‘i by George C. Brackett and Robert B. Woodward; December 1902, gift of George C. Brackett and Robert B. Woodward to the Brooklyn Museum.
Hammer stone of dark grey stone
Condition: piece chipped off one side
This item is not on view
Hawaiian. Hammerstone, before 1902. Stone, 1 7/8 x 3 3/8in. (4.8 x 8.6cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of George C. Brackett and Robert B. Woodward, 02.258.2640. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.02.258.2640.jpg)
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