University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 2003-33-20.3
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Samoa Islands
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Bark
Pigment
Technique:Beaten
Rubbed
Painted
Length: 148cm
Width: 73cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other NumberTS SP 55 - Other Number
1995.X.16158 - Other Number
CIVIC1995.X.16158 - Other Number

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: 2003-33-20.1 (1995.X.16152A) and 2003-33-20.2 (1995.X.16152B)


Bibliography:

[Book] Kooijman, Simon. 1972. Tapa in Polynesia. Bulletin 234.View Objects cited in this Publication

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