Bark Cloth


From: New Hebrides

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number 2003-32-120
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience New Hebrides
Section Oceanian
Materials Bark Cloth | Pigment
Technique Beaten | Painted

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.

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

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