2000 - 2016
This is a piece of Thanaka bark and a grinding stone used to grind the Thanaka bark into a powder which is commonly used as a facial cosmetic in Myanmar.
For more information about Thanka please click on the link below to see the associated document describing the use and purpose of Thanka.
Number of Pieces
6 X 2.3, 3.1 X 8.7
All measurements were taken in centimeters. Measurements are listed as “length by width by height” or “height by diameter” unless otherwise noted.
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The Barbara H. Hagan School of Nursing: Historical Collection. (2018). "Thanaka - 2" [Photograph]. Retrieved from https://digitalcommons.molloy.edu/nur_hagan/973