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Bark Cloth

Native NameSiapo
Object Number:2003-33-24
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Samoa Islands
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Bark
Pigment
Technique:Beaten
Painted
Length: 86 cm
Width: 72 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:1995.X.16157 - Other Number
CIVIC1995.X.16157 - Other Number

Description

Relatively small, white bark cloth with rubbed pattern made with upeti design tablets. Dark brown and black overpainting. Collected by Howe.

Bibliography:

[Book] Kooijman, Simon. 1972. Tapa in Polynesia.. Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum. Vol. Bulletin 234. General ReferenceView Objects related to this General Reference

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