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Barkcloth beater tupai
Forster Register B.5: ‘a mallet to turn tree bark into clothes from Otaheiti’.
A somewhat smaller beater that corresponds in form and material largely to Oz 406 but does not feature the latter’s V-shaped carving. It is not as well-preserved as Oz 406 because of several chips in the grooves of the beating surfaces and cracks at the edge of the beating end. Gundolf Krüger