Lot: 55

96e Vente aux enchères

Tissu d’écorce "masi bolabola", avant 1920

Îles Fidji

Provenance Taille Prix d’appel / Prix d'Estimation
Günther & Ursula Hartmann, Berlin, Germany M: 230 cm x 44 cm 800 EUR
Frais supplémentaires : 27% de commission, TVA, expédition et assurance transport

paper mulberry (Broussonetica papyrifera),
To make these cloths, the inner bark of the paper mulberry is stripped from the stem, soaked, beaten and felted to the required size. The painting with vegetable and mineral colors is done with stencils or freehand.

Hooper, Steven, Fiji, Norwich 2016, p. 158 ff.