Tapa, Bark Cloth Fragment


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    Basic Information

    Artifact Identification Tapa, Bark Cloth Fragment   (1924.06.0002G)
    1. Communication Artifacts
    2. :
    3. Art
    4. :
    5. N/A
    Artist/Maker None
    Geographic Location
    Period/Date 1910s
    Culture Samoan

    Physical Analysis

    Dimension 1 (Length) 33.7 cm
    Dimension 2 (Width) 21.6 cm
    Dimension 3 (Depth) 0.7 cm
    Weight 12 g
    Measuring Remarks Depth measured at folded edge.
    Materials Textile--Bark, Pigment--Dye
    Manufacturing Processes Painting
    Munsell Color Information Dark Grayish Brown (7.5YR 2/2) -Center cross. Moderate Brown (7.5YR 4/4) -Light brown pattern. Light Yellowish Brown (10YR 7/4) -Background.

    Research Remarks

    Published Description N/A
    Description N/A
    Comparanda N/A
    Bibliography N/A

    Artifact History

    Archaeological Data N/A
    Credit Line/Dedication Gift of Edward Ewel Harris
    Reproduction No
    Reproduction Information N/A

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