Bark Cloth


From: Society Islands

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number 2003-32-287
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Society Islands
Section Oceanian
Materials Bark Cloth

Heavy, brown bark cloth with well-defined parallel beater marks. Exhibited at l'Exposition universelle de Paris 1900. According to tag, "étoffe indigene, mûrier à papier [indigenous bark cloth, paper mulberry].”

Length 268 cm
Width 179.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number 1995.X.16481 - Other Number | 12157 - Other Number

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