Back Scratcher, or Lomi-lomi Stick

Unidentifed Kanaka Maoli maker

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collected about 1831-1867

Wood

Overall: 18 1/2 in. (47 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Reverend John S. Emerson, Class of 1826

13.2.616

Geography/Culture

Oceania, Polynesia, Hawaii

Period

19th century

Object Name

Personal Gear

Classification

Oceania

Not on view

Provenance

Collected by Reverend John S. Emerson (1800-1867), Hawaii, about 1831-1867; given present collection, date unknown.

Old Number

Red #13.47

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