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Lump of ‘cutch’, or catechu, used for tanning fishing lines, nets and sails. A resin extracted from the bark of the betel palm, which grows in India and Asia, is boiled with water until the water evaporates, leaving the catechu.

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Tiree in 100 Objects – 22 – Catechu

The History of Tiree in 100 Objects

Object Details

Other Number: not specified
Normal Location: Main Store North: archive box 67
Current Location: normal location

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