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Barkcloth ngatu

Barkcloth ngatu

Place: Tonga
Category: Barkcloth

Tonga, l. 13.5 cm, w. 17 cm, Inv. Oz 599

Forster 1780, No. 10: The barkcloth features a brown herring-bone pattern in which each stripe is separated from the other by a line. Two-thirds of the piece are covered by this pattern diagonally, the other third horizontally. Inken Köhler, Ulrike Rehr, Gundolf Krüger