'Flower and Leaf' Siapo Bark Cloth Art (Samoa)

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ITEM#: 14710240

This unframed, handprinted Flower & Leaf Siapo from Samoa, South Pacific, will make a stunning piece of unique wall art. Siapo is made from the bark of the mulberry tree. Designs are created by placing the cloth over a carved wooden block and rubbing clay dyes over to make the motifs.

Product Features:
  • Color: Earth colors
  • Materials: Bark cloth and natural dyes
  • Pattern: Flower & Leaf
  • Rod Included: No
  • Dimensions: 14 inches high x 27 inches wide

Story Behind the Art:
Women In Business Development (WIBD) is a small not-for-profit organisation with focus on providing opportunities for rural families living in Western Samoa. They assist the families in generating income using sustainable resources available in the villages. WIBD provides assistance and supervision in making the handcrafted products, in marketing and selling the goods, plus provides the families with access to microfinance.

What is Worldstock?

The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.

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Specs

Features
Style Floral
Material Wood
Framed Unframed
Color Multi
Dimensions 14 in H x 27 in W
Materials tree bark cloth, clay dyes
Model Number 008510

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  • Pricey but nice

    Best way to display this piece of Siapo is to have it framed. It becomes a pricey piece of art...but worth it when it's done right.

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  • just as pictured

    Just as pictured, perfect color and detail. Arrived bent/folded, and has not straightened yet. Requires some sort of frame or support, would not look right on it's own.

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  • Why did you choose this product?

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    • Beautiful tapa print. Difficult to find nice Siapo. Hopefully, it is as nice as the picture and suitable for framing.

  • How would one display this? Frame it?

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    • Thank you for contacting us, yes you can frame it or hang it with a rod. Please let me know if you have any further question.

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