Barkcloth (Tapa). Ceremonial panel
Samoa, Pacific Islands
A hand painted design of natural form, of stylised local flora. Typical of Samoan tapa. The resin glaze is also typical of this group of barkcloth.
Material: Paper mulberry tree, juice from the ‘O’a Tree, burnt soot of the Candlenut tree
- Size: 56×104 cm
- Age: Mid 20.C
- Item No: 26/B