Barkcloth

Description
Piece of Marquesan Island barkcloth (hiapo) made from banyan bark depicting a stylised ancestor (tiki). The image relates to tattoo designs. Collected by Jenny Balfour Paul in February 2001.
Accession Loan No.
127/2001/3
Collection Class
Textiles and equipment
Common Name
barkcloth
Simple Name
textile
Full Name
barkcloth (hiapo)
Dimensions
whole height 340 mm; whole W 207 mm
Production Year High
2001
Production Town
Fatu Hiva
Production County
Marquesas Islands
Production Country
French Polynesia (Overseas Collectivity of France)
Production Area Region
Polynesia
Production Continent
Oceania
Family Group

Material
bark cloth (banyan tree)
Collection Area Region
POLYN
Collection Continent
Pacific

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