1930 'Elei
This 5 by 5 foot piece was created with a caved wood Upeti.


1900-1910 Upeti
This carved wood Upeti is from Western Samoa.

1850 'Elei
This huge 'Elei was created with over fifty rubbings.



19th Century 'Elei

This piece was created with a leaf Upeti.

1925 Mamanu
This piece is from the village of Leone.

1923 Upeti
This is a leaf Upeti from the village of Sala 'ilua.

ARTIST: UNKNOWN 1800-1939

19th Century 'Elei
This piece was created with an older leaf Upeti.

1900 Upeti
This is a leaf Upeti from the village of Sala'ilua.

1910 'Elei
Small Siapo 'Elei also called Vala

1838-1842 Mamanu
This piece was collected in 1839 on the United States Exploring Expedition.

1920 Upeti
This piece is carved on the back of the previous piece.

19th Century 'Elei

Early 1900's 'Elei
Small Siapo 'Elei also called Vala.


1923 Upeti
This is the older leaf style rubbing board.

Late 19th Century 'Elei
This piece was created with a leaf rubbing board. It was featured on the cover of Mary Pritchard's book.

Early 1900 'Elei
This piece was made with an older style leaf Upeti.

Late 1800/ Early 1900 'Elei
This is 4 by 4 foot piece.

1926 Mamanu
This piece also came from Leone.

Late 19th Century 'Elei
This piece was created with a leaf rubbing board.

Late 19th Century 'Elei
This piece came fom the village of Sala'ilua.

1875 'Elei
This 'Elei was created with a leaf Upeti and then highlighted.


1920 Upeti
This is a carved wood rubbing board.

1900 'Elei

Pre-1920 'Elei

1920 Mamanu

1875 'Elei
This piece was created using the other side of the rubbing board used to create the previous piece.

19th Century Upeti
This is an older leaf Upeti.


19th Century 'Elei
This 'Elei is from the village of Sala 'ilua.

19th Century 'Elei
This late 19th century 'Elei was created with a Leaf Upeti.

Early 1900 'Elei
Highlighting was done on this piece about 1930.


1938 Mamanu
The source of the blue color in this Siapo is unknown.


1926 Mamanu
This piece came from the village of Leone.