Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Barkcloth Panel (Gatu Vakaviti)

Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Fiji
Culture:
Fijian
Medium:
Barkcloth, pigment
Dimensions:
H. 109 3/4 in. (278.8 cm)
Classification:
Barkcloth
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Gift of Rene d'Harnoncourt, 1955
Accession Number:
1978.412.708
Not on view
René d'Harnoncourt, New York, until 1978; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1955–1978

Kooijman, Simon Dr. "Tapa in Polynesia." Bernice P. Bishop Museum Bulletin vol. 234 (1972), pp. 342-414.

Ewins, Rod. Fijian Artefacts, The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery Collection. Hobart, Tasmania: Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, 1982.

Clunie, Fergus. Yalo i Viti, shades of Viti. Suva: Fiji Museum, 1986, pp.192-193.