Table Mat (uncertain)
Round bark cloth with dark brown overpainting and scalloped edge. Bold, freepainted design (siapo mamanu) which became popular after the 1920s.
Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
|1995.X.16473 || - || Other Number|
[Book] Neich, Roger & Pendergrast, Mick. 1997. Pacific Tapa. : Page/Fig./Plate: 30
[Book] Pritchard, Mary J. 1984. Siapo: Bark Cloth Art of Samoa.
[Book] Kooijman, Simon. 1972. Tapa in Polynesia. Bulletin 234.
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