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Bark Cloth

Object Number:2003-32-120
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Hebrides
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Bark
Pigment
Technique:Beaten
Painted
Length: 178 cm
Width: 128 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:1995.X.16149 - Other Number
11312 - Other Number

Description

Large, dark brown bark cloth. Felted fringe on one edge, which also has a black and white geometric design seen in other examples from New Hebrides (compare P2678, P2679). Exhibited at l'Exposition universelle de Paris 1900.

Bibliography:

[Book] Kaufmann, Christian. 1997. Vanuatu: Kunst aus der Sudsee.. Basel. Christoph Merian Verlag. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 73 (upper right)View Objects related to this Type Citation

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