Bark Cloth


From: Samoa Islands (uncertain) | Fiji Islands (uncertain)

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number 2003-33-8
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Samoa Islands (uncertain) | Fiji Islands (uncertain)
Section Oceanian
Materials Bark Cloth | Pigment
Technique Beaten | Rubbed | Painted

Large bark cloth with rubbed pattern made with upeti design tablets. Very heavy dark brown overpainting concentrated along the center of the piece. Repeating medium brown patterns of different triangles along the edges.

Length 287.02 cm
Width 233.68 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number 1995.X.16475 - Other Number | TS SP 50 - Other Number | CIVIC1995.X.16475 - Other Number

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