Bark cloth (tapa cloth)
Oceanian (Savai'i, W. Samoan)
Object Place: Savai'i, W. Samoa, Oceania
Overall: 128.3 x 138.4 cm (50 1/2 x 54 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Mulberry bark fiber, pigments; pounded, painted
Not On View
Bark cloth (tapa cloth) with design of twelve compartments of geometric designs painted in dark brown and black on painted light brown ground of the pounded inner bark of the mulberry tree.
Gift of the Juraku Co., Ltd., to the MFA on June 26, 1985
Gift of Juraku Company, Ltd.