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Bark Cloth

Object Number:2003-32-285
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Society Islands
Materials:Bark Cloth
Length: 185 cm
Width: 184 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:1995.X.16479 - Other Number
12156 - Other Number


Heavy, brown bark cloth with parallel beater marks. According to tag, “étoffe indigene/mûrier à papier [indigenous cloth/paper mulberry].” Exhibited at l'Exposition universelle de Paris 1900.


[Book] Kooijman, Simon. 1972. Tapa in Polynesia.. Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum. Vol. Bulletin 234. General ReferenceView Objects related to this General Reference

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