Bark Cloth


From: Society Islands (uncertain)

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number 2003-32-278
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Society Islands (uncertain)
Section Oceanian
Materials Bark Cloth

Bark cloth poncho with applied rosettes. Rows of chevron slashes at sides and along bottom; rows of small cut-out diamonds diagonally across breast, along sides, and above and below slashes at bottom. Fringed at arm holes and bottom. Exhibited at l'Exposition universelle de Paris 1900. According to tag, belonged to Maurice Renault, who was in charge of Tahitian exhibits at the Exposition.

Length 87 cm
Width 75 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number 1995.X.16099 - Other Number | 0,175 - Other Number

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