plant (barkcloth, coconut), textile (thread)
2 m 30 cm x 2 m 22 cm
Upolu, Samoa, Polynesia
Room divider or curtain (pupugi) of off-white barkcloth (siapo) & sennit (afa). Doubled & stitched w/ foreign thread which is also used to secure the afa braided cordage. Used as a sleeping screen. From Malaafa, Tui Atua, Upolu. Slight insect damage.
This object is associated with JS Emerson
Collection Name: JS Emerson Collection