- Museum number
- Object: masi kesa
Piece of barkcloth: neutral background decorated with geometric stencilled and painted patterns in black and brown. Fringed along long edges. The short ends have zigzag edges. Near one of the short ends narrow brown ribbon has been sewn across the piece, and decorative knotted ends hang loose.
- Production date
- 1800-1900 (1800's)
Length: 310 centimetres
Width: 82 centimetres (excluding fringing)
Width: 94 centimetres (including fringes)
- Curator's comments
- Old handwritten label: 'Tappa Suva Fiji'
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2015 5 Feb-6 Dec, London, BM, G91, Shifting patterns: Pacific barkcloth clothing
- Acquisition notes
- Acquisition details unknown.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number