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Bark Cloth

Object Number:2003-32-283
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Society Islands
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Bark Cloth
Pigment
Technique:Printed
Length: 282 cm
Width: 159 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:1995.X.16467 - Other Number
15805 - Other Number

Description

Bark cloth dyed yellow with turmeric. Decorated with red printed ferns (corners) and drawn leaves (sides and center). One tear mended with cotton thread. Exhibited at l'Exposition universelle de Paris 1900.

Bibliography:

[Book] Pendergrast, Mick, and Neich, Roger. 1997. Pacific Tapa.. University of Hawai'i Press. General Reference : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 85View Objects related to this General Reference

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