prmlogo2Cook-Voyage Collections
at the Pitt Rivers Museum


PRM0001334575179Barkcloth, ′ahu, from the Society Islands (probably Tahiti); part of the Forster collection (part of Forster 15; 1886.1.1236)

A large piece of barkcloth, of medium weight. Beater marks are visible. The surface is decorated with circles in red pigment, probably printed with the end of a reed. The circles are about 15 mm in diameter, and not evenly spaced over the surface. At one end are several linear, square motifs


  PRM0001334565179Back of barkcloth
PRMCON001667Ashmolean labels
PRMCON001296Pre-PRM label
PRMCON000075PRM label