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Barkcloth beater

Description

Carved wooden nsamu esaka or beater used in making barkcloth, deeply grooved with elliptical head and stout cylindrical handle: Africa, East Africa, Uganda, Masaka, early-mid 20th century

Museum reference

A.1937.540

Collection

World Culture

Object name

Barkcloth beater

Production information

Masaka, Uganda, Eastern Africa

Materials

Wood

Physical description

wood

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