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Bark Cloth

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Object Number:
CIVIC1995.X.16158
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Samoa Islands
Section:
Oceanian
Materials:
Bark
Pigment
Technique:
Beaten
Rubbed
Painted
Description:
Small, rectangular bark cloth with repeated rubbed, light brown design made with upeti design tablets. Dark overpainting. No stitching, but clearly combines with two other pieces, 1995.X.16152B and 1995.X.16158. Collected by Howe.
Length:
148cm
Width:
73cm
Credit Line:
Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Other Number:
TS SP 55   -   Other Number
1995.X.16158   -   Other Number

Bibliography:

[Book] Kooijman, Simon. 1972. Tapa in Polynesia. Bulletin 234.
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