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Bark Cloth

Object Number:CIVIC1995.X.16459
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Society Islands (uncertain)
Tahiti (uncertain)
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Bark Cloth
Technique:Beaten
Length: 116 cm
Width: 84 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:1995.X.16459 - Other Number

Description

Thick, brown bark cloth with some beater marks. Plain. Exhibited at l'Exposition universelle de Paris 1900. Perhaps Society Islands. Similar to 16481, 16483, and 16484.

Bibliography:

[Book] Kooijman, Simon. 1972. Tapa in Polynesia.. Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum. Vol. Bulletin 234. General Reference : Page/Fig./Plate: 17View Objects related to this General Reference

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