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bark cloth

bark cloth
 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Photography Dept - Paul Ovenden
 
Summary:
H000214 - 29/8/1894, bark cloth, , , , French Polynesia, Pacific
Item Name:
bark cloth
Label:
Piece of fine undecorated barkcloth, probably from the Society Islands. A large amount of barkcloth was collected during Cook's voyages to the Pacific and much of it was cut into pieces and placed into sample books.
Keywords:
textile
clothing
Country:
French Polynesia
Collection Area:
Pacific
Museum Department:
Anthropology
Registration Date:
29/08/1894
Registration Number:
H000214
Associated Stories:
Cook Collection - Society Islands
TEXTILE & EQUIPMENT