Bark Cloth


From: Society Islands

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number 2003-32-280
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Society Islands
Section Oceanian
Materials Bark Cloth

Bark cloth poncho with sewn-on bark cloth rosettes along the neckline and the front of the garment. Felted fringe along three edges. Rows of cut-out diamonds and chevron line the sides; cut-out triangles and slashes through the center of the poncho. Exhibited at l'Exposition universelle de Paris 1900. Society Islands.

Length 64 cm
Width 60 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number 1995.X.16463 - Other Number | CIVIC1995.X.16463 - Other Number

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