Bark Cloth


From: Samoa Islands

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Native Name Siapo Tasina
Object Number 2003-33-21
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Samoa Islands
Section Oceanian
Materials Bark Cloth | Pigment
Technique Beaten | Rubbed | Painted

Bark cloth with rubbed design made with upeti design tablets. Dark and light brown overpainting in the flower/starfish design. Samoan.

Length 137 cm
Width 106 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number 1995.X.16154A - Other Number | JM 28 - Other Number | CIVIC1995.X.16154 - Other Number

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