- Museum number
Barkcloth, long and narrow strip of. Thin soft texture. Painted with a glazed black and having a longitudinal brown and white line and two transverse bars of the same.
- Production date
- 1840-1860 (Mid 1800s)
Length: 267 centimetres
Width: 50 centimetres
- Curator's comments
Currently stored as Tongan. Registration slip states 'Fiji Islands' and 'Mr Baxendale says Tongan'. J.H 13.12.01
A piece (b) has been detached and is stored separately in a Solander box and (c) is also in bx17.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2015 5 Feb-6 Dec, London, BM, G91, Shifting patterns: Pacific barkcloth clothing
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Acquisition details unknown.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Oc186?C1.4259a (old CDMS no.)
Miscellaneous number: Oc186?E6.29b