1924.6.17

Barkcloth. The cloth has a geometric design in orange, brown and dark brown pigment. [MJD 06/06/2013]

Place details: OCEANIA MELANESIA? OCEANIA POLYNESIA?. Fiji? / Samoa? / Local Name: Siapo Materials: Bark Cloth Textile Plant / Pigment / ?. Processes: Beaten / Stained / Painted / ?. Weight: Dimensions: L = 2040 mm W = 2020 mm Field Collector: Henry Nottidge Moseley, HMS Challenger When Collected: 25 July to 11 August 1874 Other Owners: By 11 August 1874, Henry Nottidge Moseley (HMS Challenger); 10 November 1891, by inheritance, Mrs Henry Nottidge Moseley (also known as Mrs WIlliam [Amabel Nevill] Sollas); 1924, donated by Mrs Sollas to PRM PRM Source: Amabel Nevill Sollas also known as Mrs Henry Nottidge Moseley and Mrs William Johnson Acquired: Donated 1924

KEYWORD: Barkcloth / CLASS: Clothing? / Dwelling? / Barkcloth / ?.

Object description: Barkcloth. The cloth has a geometric design in orange, brown and dark brown pigment. The whole cloth is stained with a orange geometric background. The cloth is divided into sections with brown lines. The cloth has fringed edge. [MJD 06/06/2013]