Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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siapo cloth (bark cloth)
  • unknown Samoan maker
  • siapo cloth (bark cloth), circa 1945
  • Where object was made: Western Samoa (present-day Samoa) or American Samoa?
  • mulberry bark, paint
  • Object Length/Width: 82 x 78.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 32 5/16 x 30 7/8 in
  • Gift of Linda Bailey
  • Not on display
  • 2014.0058

Round bark painting with pigment on both sides. One side has a geometric design in yellow, brown, black, and red.