barkcloth Levi’s (trousers)


Commissioned in 2007
Rosanna Raymond (1967 – present)
Created to address the question about cultural identity, continuity and change in the modern Pacific world. Genealogy highlights women’s traditional craft techniques but also reflects the influence of bike gang culture in New Zealand who patch their jeans with leather.

This object is on display at RAMM in the World Cultures gallery.

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