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Tools for shredding cedar bark

Artifacts of the Quinault people, Three flat tools of bone, for shredding cedar bark. Also a canoe bailer of wood. It looks like a large flat scoop.

Exhibition Text

Strips of bark were placed over the edge of a board or old canoe and beaten with these implements.

Collection Information

(CEDARBARK BREAKER)
Catalog No: 16 / 4922 Field No: 40
Culture: QUINAULT
Locale: WA
Regions: NORTHWEST COAST, OREGON SEABOARD, PLATEAU
Country: USA
Material: BONE
Dimensions: L:25.6 W:16.6 [in CM]
Acquisition Year: 1898 [EXPEDITION]
Donor: FARRAND, LIVINGSTON

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(CEDARBARK BREAKER)
Catalog No: 16 / 4923 Field No: 41
Culture: QUINAULT
Locale: WA
Regions: NORTHWEST COAST, OREGON SEABOARD, PLATEAU
Country: USA
Material: WOOD
Dimensions: L:30.6 W:15.2 [in CM]
Acquisition Year: 1898 [EXPEDITION]
Donor: FARRAND, LIVINGSTON

See this object in the Anthropology Collections Database