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Collection World Cultures, Pacific
User collections Collectables (All) by blueheatwave
Collectables (Australasia / Oceania) by blueheatwave
Gallery locationNot on display

Object details:

Object ID ZBA5503
Description Siapo (bark cloth) painted freehand - siapo mananu, in red, black and yellow with triangles (trochus shell pattern) with a net pattern in the centre. The edges are cut in points. A label is sewn on inscribed: 'Samoan Dress. Made of tree fibre.' Formerly in the collections of the London Missionary Society.
Date made 1896

Place made Samoa
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials bark
Measurements Overall: 1720 mm x 1390 mm
  • Siapo (ZBA5503)
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