Bark cloth

South Sea Islands


Dimensions

81 x 102 cm (31 7/8 x 40 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

85.485

Medium or Technique

Bark cloth; canvas work

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Made from the inner bark of the mulberry tree. Stained gray-blue and decorated with a painted design of dark blue; rows of men (?) separated by rows of crosses.

Provenance

Gift of Charles Henry Parker,From the Estate of Alfred Greenough

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection