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Garment

Object Number:97-120-332B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Hawaiian
Provenience: Hawaiian Islands
Oahu
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Bark Cloth
Pigment
Oil
Technique:Beaten
Length: 375 cm
Width: 88 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997
Other Number:L-120-332B - Old Museum Number
4478 - ANSP Number

Description

Dark orange bark cloth, unprinted. Oiled. This and 97-120-332A are probably two layers of the same woman’s skirt (pa’u) (Kaeppler). Acquired on the United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842) by Titian R. Peale. “Man’s dress [garment]” on Peale list.

As per ANSP Ledger Remarks "Prepared with oil of Aleurites Triloba"

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Polynesia Gallery (28 Jan 1982 - Jun 2010) View Objects in Exhibition

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