Bark Cloth


From: Samoa Islands (uncertain)

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number 58-17-31
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Samoa Islands (uncertain)
Section Oceanian
Materials Bark Cloth | Pigment

Large piece. Background in orangish-tan. Simple, large designs of vertical elements enclosing diagonal lines with squares formed by thinner horizontal lines. Occasional small solid circles spaced haphazardly and curlicue designs on sides. Paint is medium brown, centers of vertical and diagonal lines in smudged black; circles are dark brown. Shows evidence of use.

Length 226 cm
Width 194 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Harry B. Wright, 1958
Other Number 58-17-30B - Other Number

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