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(a) A reproduction of a piece of ornamented bark-paper from Celebes and (b) a facsimile of a corner of a large piece of bark-paper which was beaten and decorated by the cannibalistic Melanesians who reside on the little-known Islands of New Hebrides, from the book Primitive Papermaking in Mexico and the Pacific Islands
Date:
1927
Location:
Not on display
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Dimensions:
Object: 98 x 189 mm (3 7/8 x 7 7/16 in.) (a); Object: 98 x 191 mm (3 7/8 x 7 1/2 in.) (a)
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Continent:
North America
Accession Number:
2008.74.18a-b
Acquisition Date:
2008-12-31
Credit Line:

Gift of Richard and Stephanie Rogers in honor of Barbara S. Rogers

making and decorating of bark paper in Mexico and the Pacific Islands thirty-two paper samples (tapa) and nine photographs

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