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Poncho

Object Number:2003-32-341
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Polynesia
Society Islands (uncertain)
Tahiti (uncertain)
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Bark
Pigment
Technique:Beaten
Printed
Length: 147 cm
Width: 119 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:1995.X.16465 - Other Number
CIVIC1995.X.16465 - Other Number
2817 or 2819 - Other Number

Description

Large poncho of gauzy bark cloth with red printed leaves. "Tahitian (?) bark cloth with diagnostic leaf pattern. Printed and painted. Made into Blouse." Exhibited at L'Exposition universelle de Paris 1900.

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