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Bark Cloth

Object Number:95-23-1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Fijian
Provenience: Fiji Islands
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Bark Cloth
Length: 196 cm
Width: 108 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. Frederica de Laguna, 1995

Description

Stencilled designs in dark brown and black. Horizontal, vertical and diagonal stripes of diamond and "H" motifs demarcate two rectangular and four triangular areas, colored black, with large white 8-lobed rosettes. White border with parallel oblique lines. The "H" is identified by Gale S. Troxler (Fijian Masi, 1971) as a Cacaudrove motif.

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