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Coconut Grater

Object Number:2013-18-49
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Truk Islands
Tol Islands
Polle
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Tridacna Shell
Height: 0.6 cm
Length: 11.2 cm
Width: 7 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Stephen B. Richmond, 2013
Other Number:90 - Collector Number

Description

Coconut grater blade made from a giant clam shell (Tridacna sp ). Convex/concave. Wavy exterior ridges of the clam shell on convex face. Lashed to the projecting neck of a coconut grating stool and used to grate the flesh of a cut coconut.

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