Bark Cloth


From: Fiji Islands

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number 95-23-1
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Fijian
Provenience Fiji Islands
Section Oceanian
Materials Bark Cloth

Stencilled designs in dark brown and black. Horizontal, vertical and diagonal stripes of diamond and "H" motifs demarcate two rectangular and four triangular areas, colored black, with large white 8-lobed rosettes. White border with parallel oblique lines. The "H" is identified by Gale S. Troxler (Fijian Masi, 1971) as a Cacaudrove motif.

Length 196 cm
Width 108 cm
Credit Line Gift of Dr. Frederica de Laguna, 1995

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