University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-58-14
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Hawaiian Islands
Materials:Bark Cloth
Length: 159cm
Width: 60cm
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1929


Decorated (ruled) in black and red on white (natural). For essential elements of design see Brigham, Mem. B.P.B. Mus. Honolulu, III 1911, p. 72. For use of wavy lines as filling of geometrical figures, cf. pl. T, 3; and for use of dots to form groups of broken lines, see pl. 41. For stitching, see p. 104 ff. There are two small patches, tied rather than stitched on, on the "wrong" side.

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