Bark Cloth


From: Samoa Islands

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number 2003-33-20.3
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Samoa Islands
Section Oceanian
Materials Bark Cloth | Pigment
Technique Beaten | Rubbed | Painted

Small, rectangular bark cloth with repeated rubbed, light brown design made with upeti design tablets. Dark overpainting. No stitching, but clearly combines with two other pieces: 2003-33-20.1 (1995.X.16152A) and 2003-33-20.2 (1995.X.16152B)

Length 148 cm
Width 73 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number 1995.X.16158 - Other Number | TS SP 55 - Other Number | CIVIC1995.X.16158 - Other Number

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