Bark Cloth


From: Society Islands

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number 2003-32-283
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Society Islands
Section Oceanian
Materials Bark Cloth | Pigment
Technique Printed

Bark cloth dyed yellow with turmeric. Decorated with red printed ferns (corners) and drawn leaves (sides and center). One tear mended with cotton thread. Exhibited at l'Exposition universelle de Paris 1900.

Length 282 cm
Width 159 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number 1995.X.16467 - Other Number | 15805 - Other Number

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