Bark Cloth Collection
An extensive collection of bark cloth or tapas from the Pacific region, including Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Samoa and Tonga. The collection ranges from ceremonial items including masks to tools used in the production of bark cloth and stencils used to create decoration. The cloths date from the late 18th century to the present day.
This collection is available through the Queensland Museum on line collections
Bark cloth tools; Bark cloths; Pacific island cultures
Fiji; Vanuatu; Samoa; Tonga; Papua New Guinea; Solomon Islands