Bark Cloth


From: Society Islands (uncertain)

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number 2003-32-294
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Society Islands (uncertain)
Section Oceanian
Materials Bark Cloth

Gauzy, light-colored bark cloth. According to tag, "New Caledonia," but texture suggests the Society Islands. Compare 1995.X.16485. Exhibited at l'Exposition universelle de Paris 1900.

Length 164 cm
Width 73 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number 1994.X.11439 - Other Number

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