Bark Cloth


From: Samoa Islands

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number 2003-33-28
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Samoa Islands
Section Oceanian
Materials Bark Cloth | Pigment
Technique Beaten | Painted

Bark cloth with rubbed pattern made with upeti design tablets. Light and dark brown overpainting. One edge has triangular felted fringe decorated with a grid pattern. Possibly a skirt. See Neich 1997:19.

Length 97 cm
Width 94 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number 1995.X.16472 - Other Number | CIVIC1995.X.16472 - Other Number

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