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beaters (textileworking: barkcloth making)

Beater, wooden shaft with split end to take the head of ivory. Held firm by vegetable (vine ?) fibre strips wound round the shaft. Described as 'KOLEA bark beater'. Note; Head missing. See letter from Turnbull.

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